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The unlawful killing of a human being by another with malice aforethought, either express or implied


n the intentional termination of another human being's life through physical (violent), chemical (poisoning, illicit drugs, etc.), or neglectful (abusive) means.

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Q. My friend is imprisoned for a planned murder. My friend is imprisoned for a planned murder. Family and friend assumes that he is bipolar, but as yet he is not been diagnosed. He has answered yes to all the questions in a questionnaire to indicate bipolar. Bipolar do commit murder often and would he have been manic when he did it?

A. It is not uncommon for someone suffering with bipolar to commit crimes, mostly this happens in a manic state. His family can talk to his lawyer about getting him a pychological evaluation, if he is dagnosed bipolar they can begin to treat him. He will still be responsible for his actions but they can work with him to make him better. Good luck

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Likewise, Margalla Police held an accused in one murder case, Shalimar Police nabbed two accused in a murder case, Banigala Police three in a case and Lohe Bher Police arrested two accused in a murder case.
Shahzad Town police arrested another accused Sami-Ullah involved in murder case and recovered murder tool (30 bore pistol) from him.
There were 13 murder cases in Limerick compared with 10 rape cases between 2012 and 2014, while Wexford saw five murder cases and four rape cases.
The Patna High Court on Thursday acquitted former LJP MP Suraj Bhan Singh and two ex-MLAs Munna Shukla and Rajan Tiwari in the murder case of former state minister Brij Bihari Prasad.
In another case, Umair, a taxi driver whose dead body was found near Garhi Mumbran some time ago and a murder case had been registered against the unidentified accused.
He is the only AUM member who has been indicted in all seven murder cases along with Asahara, the alleged mastermind of the crimes whose real name is Chizuo Matsumoto.
Since 1992, the Cold Case Squad has closed 157 previously unsolved homicide cases, as well as several particularly high-profile attempted murder cases.
But while the IFJ welcomes the developing, it remains concerned that not all murder cases are being investigated.
Ashok and Harendra are witnesses in the two murder cases and have been helping the police," Deo revealed.
The letter moreover requested that four other murder cases from the city's Kharadar, Mobina Town, Sachchal and Gulistan-i-Jauhar neighbourhoods be moved to other provinces.
Special-circumstance allegations filed in the murder cases make Jones eligible, if convicted, for the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole.
In this way, analysts could identify other murder cases with common elements.