homicide by misadventure
- When a person's accidental actions during lawful activity lead to the death of another, without any illegal intention
- The court ruled the case as homicide by misadventure because the death was caused by an accidental action during a lawful activity.
- Since no unlawful intentions were present, the fatal incident is classified as a homicide by misadventure.
- 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.