The slaying of one human being by another. There are four kinds of homocide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slain whether he fell by one kind or another -- the classification is for advantage of the lawyers.
The killing of one human being by another.
One who kills another; a manslayer.
An act committed when a person, directly or indirectly, by any means, causes the death of a human being. Homicide can be culpable or nonculpable.
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Any killing of a human being by another human being. Homicide does not necessarily constitute a crime; to be a crime, homicide must be an unlawful killing (i.e., murder).
Death due to injury inflicted, by any means, by another person with intent to injure or kill. Death resulting from legal intervention and operations of war are excluded. See Assault
a killing of a human being caused by another human being
The killing of another human being. "Justifiable homicide" occurs in cases such as during the enforcement of law, and/or occurs without evil intent. "Excusable homicide" may occur by accident or in self-defense. "Felonious homicide" is the killing of another without justification. This type has two degrees – manslaughter and murder, depending on circumstances or intent. See Manslaughter; Murder.
Death due to injury purposefully inflicted by other individuals (ICD-10 codes, X85-Y09,Y87.1), death from injuries resulting from legal intervention (homicide committed by law enforcement officers; ICD-10 codes, Y35,Y89.0).
The killing of one human by another, first-degree is the most serious, involves premeditation.
Literally, human killing. The crimes of homicide range from different degrees of murder to different kinds of manslaughter.
The act where a person or group of people cause the death of another intentionally, by negligence or in a way that could have been easily avoided.
A murder that occurred on a property.
The killing of one person by another. Homicide is not legal and is a punishable crime.
Under the Crimes Act 1961, homicide is the killing of a human being by another, directly or indirectly, by any means whatsoever. Homicide may be either culpable or not culpable. Culpable homicide, in general, is the killing of any person by an unlawful act or omission, and, except in the case of infanticide (see: Child homicide), culpable homicide is either murder or manslaughter. Homicide that is not culpable is not an offence. Murder as culpable homicide if, broadly speaking, the offender means to cause death or injury. Culpable homicide, whether intentional or not, is also murder when committed in relation to a number of other criminal offences, i.e. robbery, kidnapping, arson, etc. Culpable homicide may be reduced to manslaughter due to provocation. Except where it is infanticide, culpable homicide not amounting to murder is manslaughter. Items linked to this NZFVC Topic Area cover all of the above forms of homicide except Child homicide (including infanticide).
General term encompassing both murder and manslaughter; the killing of a live human being by another.
the unlawful killing of another person. The ANCO category of homicide includes the offences of murder, attempted murder, manslaughter and driving causing death.
All occasions and acts whereby one human being, by act or omission, takes away the life of another. Murder and manslaughter are different kinds of homicides and have varying degrees depending on circumstances and motives. Executing a death-row inmate is another form of homicide, but one which is excusable or justifiable in the eyes of the law. Another excusable homicide is the killing of an armed suspect by a law officer, when a suspect who draws a weapon or shoots at that officer.
An offense involving the killing of one person by another.
The word includes all occasions where one human being, by act or omission, takes away the life of another. Murder and manslaughter are different kinds of homicides. Executing a death-row inmate is another form of homicide, but one which is excusable in the eyes of the law. Another excusable homicide is where a law enforcement officer shoots and kills a suspect who draws a weapon or shoots at that officer.
The killing of a man, in use since the 12th century
Etymology: Latin homicidium, from homo- human being + caedere- to cut, kill
Homicide is a crime drama written and directed by David Mamet, and released in 1991. The film's cast includes Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy, and Ving Rhames.