What is another word for homicide?

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[ hˈɒmɪsˌa͡ɪd], [ hˈɒmɪsˌa‍ɪd], [ h_ˈɒ_m_ɪ_s_ˌaɪ_d]

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What is homicide?

In layman's terms, homicide is the killing of another person. It is classified as a felony that can carry a lengthy prison term, even if the killing was accidental.

There are several elements that must all be met for a homicide to be deliberate and intentional: 1) The person must intend to kill the victim; 2) The victim must be killed as a result of the act; 3) The act must be unlawful.

In criminal law, homicide often refers to a killing that is perpetrated with malice aforethought, or premeditation.

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