negligent homicide

Definition of "negligent homicide"
  1. It refers to a scenario where a person's death is caused by an action or failure to act by another person, who is criminally negligent
How to use "negligent homicide" in a sentence
  1. The prosecution accused the driver of negligent homicide as his reckless driving caused the fatal accident.
  2. The case of the burnt down house was ruled as negligent homicide when it was discovered the fire was caused by carelessly discarded cigarette.
  3. After the industrial accident, the owner of the plant was charged with negligent homicide.

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