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noun as in killing


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Scott, who grew up in one of the city’s most homicide-plagued neighborhoods, watched from his perch as chairman of the council’s public safety committee as the recent pullback occurred and violence filled the void.

A Thurston homicide requires a finding of Thurston recklessness and is a Thurston-class felony.

He is facing six criminal counts, five of which are felonies, including first-degree intentional homicide, first-degree reckless homicide, and intentional first-degree intentional homicide.

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That flame was fanned by the president’s recent refusal to condemn Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old supporter armed with a military-style rifle who was charged with homicide for shooting two demonstrators.

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Kyle Rittenhouse faces five felony charges that include first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree reckless homicide, and a misdemeanor charge for possession of a dangerous weapon by a minor.

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They died for simply going to work that morning, killed by religious fanatics, homicide victims all.

Indeed, some of the rewards have topped hundreds of thousands when the crime involves a homicide.

Even the coroner determined that the cause of death was "homicide."

Uber severed ties with him, and on Monday he was charged with misdemeanor vehicular homicide.

Garner was pronounced dead an hour later, and the city coroner ruled his death a homicide.

Just a killing, a plain open and shut case of homicide for no earthly reason imaginable to the police.

And those birds chatting down the hall were local coppers with a couple of men from the County Homicide Squad.

There were a lot of cops up there, a lot of plain clothes men and lads from the homicide bureau.

Thus had the unhappy child providentially expiated the crime of his attempted homicide.

The inquiry might here arise, whether in our times anything would justify a man in committing a homicide on an innocent person.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homicide, such as: assassination, crime, foul play, manslaughter, murder, and slaying.

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