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hom·i·cide

(hom'i-sīd),
The killing of one human being by another.
[L. homo, man, + caedo, to kill]

homicide

[hom′isīd]
Etymology: L, homo, man, caedere, to kill
the death of one human being caused by another.

homicide

Forensic medicine The killing of a person by another, regardless of intent. See Manslaughter, Murder. Cf Suicide.

hom·i·cide

(hom'i-sīd)
Murder of a human being.
[L. homo, man, + caedo, to kill]
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Gardner said Oregon courts have ruled that "mere inadvertence, brief inattention or errors in judgment" are not sufficient reasons to charge a person with criminal homicide.
We are trying to determine if this was a straight accident, criminal negligence or criminal homicide.
22 tragedy, and his frustration with the possibility that the driver who ran over his children may not face criminal homicide charges.
Parts II and III present US and cross-national empirical investigations of the institutional-anomie perspective, with essays on areas such as political restraint of the market and levels of criminal homicide, cross-national differences in managers' willingness to justify ethically suspect behaviors, and decommodification and homicide rates in the 20th-century US.
She has been charged with criminal homicide and is accused of binding Silas with flexible handcuffs and attempting to drown him in the bath before suffocating him and Miles.
Richard Tilghman (R-Montgomery), exempts the spouses, children, siblings, parents, grandparents and grandchildren of victims of criminal homicide from jury duty.
Prosecutors filed the criminal homicide charge after reviewing the case, which Lane County Chief Deputy District Attorney Patty Perlow said remains under investigation.
Page, who did not tell authorities he had left her outside, has been charged with criminal homicide, kidnapping and filing a false report.
Now Salt Lake prosecutors have accused her of criminal homicide and child endangerment.
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His wife is charged with criminal homicide in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and will appear in court on Friday.
We haven't determined what happened and are investigating it as a criminal homicide,'' said Detective Martin Pinner, of the Los Angeles Police Department, who was involved in the investigation late Wednesday night.

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