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- This article is about homicide, the killing of a human being. For information about the television series, see: Homicide: Life on the Street.
- causing death by dangerous driving
- UK offence. The mens rea requirements for this offence to be committed are weaker than the requirements for manslaughter or murder.
Defenses against homicide, where the identity of the killer is not in dispute, include insanity and self-defense. Defense of property is not per se a defense against homicide, although a homicide where self-defense became necessary as a result of undertaking defense of property may be justifiable homicide.
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