News tagged with homicides

Child homicide—speaking of the unspeakable

New estimates published in PLOS Medicine suggest that homicide could be responsible for just over 1% of all neonatal deaths in South Africa. Together with other studies reporting on child homicide from other countries, these ...

Apr 26, 2016
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Could cutting urban blight reduce teen murders?

Analyzing the immediate neighborhood surroundings of teenaged homicide victims, Philadelphia researchers found that neglected conditions—vacant lots, poor street lighting, fewer parks and less-traveled thoroughfares—were ...

Mar 07, 2016
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Homicide

Homicide (Latin: homicidium, Latin: homo human being + Latin: caedere to cut, kill) refers to the act of a human killing another human. Murder, for example, is a type of homicide. It can also describe a person who has committed such an act, though this use is rare in modern English. Homicide is not always a punishable act under the criminal law, and is different than a murder from such formal legal point of view.

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