homicide by misadventure

Definition of "homicide by misadventure"
  1. When a person's accidental actions during lawful activity lead to the death of another, without any illegal intention
How to use "homicide by misadventure" in a sentence
  1. The court ruled the case as homicide by misadventure because the death was caused by an accidental action during a lawful activity.
  2. Since no unlawful intentions were present, the fatal incident is classified as a homicide by misadventure.
  3. Even though the death was unintended and accidental, it is still considered a homicide by misadventure due to the involvement of a person's lawful act.

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