Assault and Battery by Mob

The crime of lynching is now called "assault and battery by mob." Assault and battery by mob in the first degree is where two or more people assault someone, and the victim dies.  Assault and battery by mob in the first degree is punishable by 30 years up to life in prison. 

Assault and battery by mob in the second degree, resulting in serious bodily injury, carries a potential sentence of three to twenty five years in prison.

Assault and battery by mob in the third degree, resulting in bodily injury, is punishable by up to a year in prison.

If you have been accused of a crime such as assault and battery by mob, call our Myrtle Beach office at 843-444-6122 or contact us online to find out how we can help.