A person who, in an attempt tp commit suicide, instead kills another in that act, can be guilty of murder under the doctrine of transferred malice.
(1913) 8 Cr App R 143
England and Wales
Cited – Gnango, Regina v SC 14-Dec-2011
The prosecutor appealed against a successful appeal by the defendant against his conviction for murder. He and an opponent had engaged in a street battle using guns. His opponent had shot an innocent passer by. The court was now asked as to whether . .
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Updated: 05 September 2021; Ref: scu.467711