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Unlawful killing of a human with malice aforethought

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Murder: Unlawful killing of a human with malice aforethought
Murder is the unlawful killing of another human without justification or valid excuse, especially the unlawful killing of another human with malice aforethought. This state of mind may, depending upon the jurisdiction, distinguish murder from other forms of unlawful homicide, such as manslaughter. Manslaughter is killing committed in the absence of malice, brought about by reasonable provocation, or diminished capacity. Involuntary manslaughter, where it is recognized, is a killing that lacks all but the most attenuated guilty intent, recklessness.

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Natalie Jenkins: Police searching lake for 'murdered' missing woman

Information leads specialist officers to hunt inside Middlesbrough park
Independent - Published

Barking 'murder': Woman's body found in church grounds in London

Police have launched a murder investigation after a woman's body was found in church grounds in east London.
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Police baffled by 'murdered' man who keeps posting selfies on Facebook

Disappearance has been a 'complete mystery' for four years, detective chief inspector says
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A man has been charged with raping and murdering an 89-year-old woman in her London home.
Independent - Published

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Independent - Published