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Although you had another location in your mind, I'll cite German law. There are several kinds of "homicide" law paragraphs, divided by intent. If you didn't have any intent of harming, you have "Fahrlässige Tötung (§ 222 StGB)", which roughly translates to "Negligent homicide". XY mit Todesfolge (several §§) can apply to several other criminal acts, e. g. ...


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If you did it knowing full well the person was allergic, then yes (in most civilized jurisdictions around the world.)


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It's malice, so it's murder Malice is a desire to kill, or cause serious bodily harm (without killing them), or have reckless indifference to the danger you create. The problem is, if they actually die, that proves the danger was created and was real. Now you're up the creek; if you protest that you didn't know the danger was real, that demonstrates ...


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The exact charge depends on the jurisdiction. In Wisconsin, this would not be first-degree or second-degree intentional homicide, both of which include the language: Whoever causes the death of another human being with intent to kill that person or another... Since there was no intent to kill, this would not apply. (Whether the prosecutor believes that ...


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You don't specify a jurisdiction but taking the US as an example, yes you could be charged with 2nd Degree Murder - you intended to harm them but not specifically to kill them: A second situation that constitutes second-degree murder is where the perpetrator intends only to cause serious bodily harm but knows that death could result from the act. For ...


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