Indiana Code Title 35. Criminal Law and Procedure § 35-42-2-1.5

Sec. 1.5 . A person who knowingly or intentionally inflicts injury on a person that creates a substantial risk of death or causes:

(1) serious permanent disfigurement;

(2) protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member or organ;  or

(3) the loss of a fetus;

commits aggravated battery, a Level 3 felony.  However, the offense is a Level 1 felony if it results in the death of a child less than fourteen (14) years of age and is committed by a person at least eighteen (18) years of age.


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