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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 61: Crime committed at sea, etc., resulting in death in county; venue

Section 61. If a mortal wound is given, or if other violence or injury is inflicted, or if poison is administered, on the high seas or on land either within or without the commonwealth, by means whereof death ensues in any county thereof, the homicide may be prosecuted and punished in the county where the death happens.