Louisiana Code of Criminal Procedure Tit. XVII, Art. 575. Interruption of time limitations




The periods of limitation established by this Chapter shall be interrupted when the defendant:

(1) For the purpose of avoiding detection, apprehension or prosecution, flees from the state, is outside the state, or is absent from his usual place of abode within the state;  or

(2) Lacks mental capacity to proceed at trial and is committed in accordance with Article 648 of this Code.





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