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Gross negligence manslaughter
The second type of involuntary manslaughter occurs when death is the result of defendant's gross
negligence, in circumstances where he has a duty to take care and fails to do so.

Case of R v Adamko ­ there are three main elements of gross manslaughter ­ they…

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Gross negligence probably requires a risk not just of injury, but of death ­ though the
defendant himself need not have foreseen a risk of this magnitude. (R v Symour)

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