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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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Therefore, as the number of murders in Washington continued to increase, homicide detectives solved fewer and fewer cases.
The squad began with six veteran homicide detectives and one veteran detective sergeant.
Homicide Detectives Larry Brandenberg and Tom Harris, the latter a retired investigator who came back to work cold cases, shared the credit for their spicy brew.
Hahn said sheriff's homicide detectives instructed the CHP not to release the man's name.
Homicide detectives at the scene would not disclose how the man died.
Anyone with information is asked to call Mission station homicide detectives at (818) 838-9800.
PALMDALE - Sheriff's homicide detectives have asked for the public's help in finding the gunman who shot to death a 23-year-old man on the Antelope Valley Freeway, a sergeant said.
Homicide detectives asked anyone who was traveling on the Antelope Valley Freeway near Avenue S who has information on the gunman's vehicle or the suspects to call them at (323) 890-550.
Dwayne Ernest Harris, 24, was arrested early Friday after Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives obtained information that he was hiding in Philadelphia and obtained a warrant.