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(1) A person is guilty of rape in the first degree when:
(a) He engages in sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion; or
(b) He engages in sexual intercourse with another person who is incapable of consent because he:
1. Is physically helpless; or
2. Is less than twelve (12) years old.
(2) Rape in the first degree is a Class B felony unless the victim is under twelve (12) years old or receives a serious physical injury in which case it is a Class A felony.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Kentucky Revised Statutes Title L. Kentucky Penal Code § 510.040. Rape in the first degree - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ky/title-l-kentucky-penal-code/ky-rev-st-sect-510-040/
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