The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.
Last month the panel found that the now 20-year-old Murphy was with three others when he walked up and punched Hoang Nguyen and his wife.
Elex Murphy was convicted of second-degree murder, first-degree assault and armed criminal action in the April 2011 death of Hoang Nguyen.
20-year-old Elex Levell Murphy is charged with first-degree murder in the April 2011 killing of 72-year-old Hoang Nguyen.
Elex Murphy is accused of killing a 72-year-old immigrant from Vietnam, a victim who was apparently chosen at random.
Random killing was part of a game.
Police are looking for two men and two women in their 20’s.
72-year-old Hoang Nguyen was walking with a 59-year-old when they were attacked and beaten. Nguyen died of his injuries.