criminal homicide

Definition of "criminal homicide"
  1. An unlawful act in which a person ends someone's life, evidencing a criminal mental state such as intent, recklessness, or criminal negligence
How to use "criminal homicide" in a sentence
  1. Criminal homicide charges were filed after the deliberate planning and execution of the crime was uncovered.
  2. The reckless driving incident which resulted in fatality was classified as a case of criminal homicide.
  3. A trace of criminal negligence that led to the tragic accident implies an act of criminal homicide.

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