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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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Anyone who might have information that might benefit their investigation is encouraged to call the LA County Sheriff's Department's homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.
Fatigued homicide detectives, rushing from one new crime scene to another, could not conduct any meaningful follow-up investigations, and unsolved cases piled up.
In Black Lilly: Have No Mercy III, homicide detectives Joe Warner and Eddy Konklin investigate the sudden disappearance of Richard Alan Eckhard, the mayor of Mt.
The Los Angeles County Homicide Detectives very arrogantly ignored the medical examiner's office, and it was about 12 hours until anyone from that office laid eyes or hands on Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman.
He explores the personalities, the partnerships, and the daily grind of an elite unit of homicide detectives in a series of cases.
The sheriff is pleased that his homicide detectives never did give up, regardless of where it ultimately led them -- to the arrest of a former sheriff's deputy,'' said Steve Whitmore, a spokesman for Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca.
Sheriff's homicide detectives were called out to investigate the circumstances, which is standard department procedure when a deputy fires his weapon, officials said.
CASTAIC -- With the ominous warning ``Our day begins when your day ends'' emblazoned on a black enamel coffin, sheriff's homicide detectives served up a killer blend of chili at the first-ever Fun In the Sun chili cook-off at Pitchess Detention Center.
Anyone with information about the stabbing can call West Valley homicide detectives at 374-7721.