Case Involving An Ample Opportunity to Release the Victim
In Hudson v. State, 992 So. 2d 96 (Fla. 2008), the Supreme Court of Florida stated:
Heightened premeditation necessary for cold, calculated, and premeditated (CCP) is established where the defendant had ample opportunity to release the victim but instead, after substantial reflection, "acted out the plan he had conceived during the extended period in which the events occurred." Alston v. State, 723 So. 2d 148, 162 (Fla. 1998) (quoting Jackson v. State, 704 So. 2d 500, 505 (Fla. 1997)). Id. at 116.