accidental homicide

noun

Definitions of accidental homicide

  • causing someone’s death through a lawful act while reasonably believing that no harm could occur

    "Prosecutors are considering charges of accidental homicide against the captain, third mate and helmsman of last week's doomed South Korean ferry."

Phrase Bank for accidental homicide

  • They were also trying to bury an evidence that will implicate them in the accidental homicide.

  • The trial court held that it was an accidental homicide.

  • Massachusetts officials came to the controversial conclusion the death was an accidental homicide.

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