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RCW 9A.40.020

Kidnapping in the first degree.

(1) A person is guilty of kidnapping in the first degree if he or she intentionally abducts another person with intent:

     (a) To hold him or her for ransom or reward, or as a shield or hostage; or

     (b) To facilitate commission of any felony or flight thereafter; or

     (c) To inflict bodily injury on him or her; or

     (d) To inflict extreme mental distress on him, her, or a third person; or

     (e) To interfere with the performance of any governmental function.

     (2) Kidnapping in the first degree is a class A felony.

[2011 c 336 § 364; 1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.40.020.]