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    He pleaded guilty to culpable homicide.


    what does "culpable homicide" mean exactly.

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    It's not murder (normally because the person did not intend to kill) , but the person is responsible for the unlawful death. In English law we call it 'manslaughter'.

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    Default Re: What does it mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Costa
    He pleaded guilty to culpable homicide.


    what does "culpable homicide" mean exactly.
    I agree with Tdol. One can also say " involuntary manslaughter." :wink:

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    And now we have 'corporate manslaughter'.

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