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Murder Revision- Actus Reus

Lord Coke's definition: "the unlawful Killing of a reasonable creature in being under the queen's
peace with malice aforethought express or implied".

Omissions as the Actus Reus

This is possible where the D owes the victim to act in a particular way

R V Pittwood ­…

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Cato- Heroin did not have to be the cause of death but it was more than a minimal cause it
accelerated the moment of the victim's death


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