Involuntary Manslaughter Case Cards

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Lamb - Unlawful Act Manslaughter
Lamb and his friend were messing around with a gun. It had two bullets in a five bullet chamber, both had no idea how it worked. Lamb pointed the gun at V, this was not assault (an unlawful act) because V was not threated. V died. Not convicted
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Khan & Khan
2 men gave a young prostitute (new user) with heroin. She injected and fell into a coma. Men left the flat, when they returned she was dead. CofA quashed their conviction as they had not dont an unlawful act. They omitted to get help - not an act.
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Larkin
D threatend a man with an open throat razor. The drunk wife of the man tried to intervene and fell onto the blade. She cut her throat and died. Convicted and it was upheld by CofA as the act of threatening the man was assault, also a dangerous act
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JM &SM
Brothers were kicked out of a club. Later returned and kicked a fire door - caused a fight. A doorman in the fight collapsed and died shortly after. V died through loss of blood, his renal artery had ruptured. This was unlikely to have occurre sponta
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Goodfellow
D set fire to his council flat so he could get rehoused. Fire burned out of control and his wife, son and another woman died in the fire. Convicted of manslaughter and appealed. Conviction upheld as all elements of unlawful act manslaugh were present
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Bristow, Dunn and Delay
Ds were part of a gang who burgled V's workshop. The workshop was down a long drive, risk someone discovering them. Ds used two vehicles. V found dead few hours later, evidence he had been hit by the cars. Ds convicted of manslaughter, upheld by CofA
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Dawson
3 Ds attempted to rob a petrol station masked and armed. The attendant dropped dead of a heart attack. Convicted of manslaughter, quashed not harm only emotional disturbance.
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Cato
Defendant and his friend agreed to inject each other with heroin. Mr Cato’s friend had consented to a number of injections during the course of the evening. The following morning he was found dead. Cato was found guilty of unlawful act manslaughter.
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Dalby
D supplied V with drugs, which V self-injected. The Court of Appeal held that supplying a drug may be an unlawful act, but this act hadn’t caused the death. The self-injection caused the death - a voluntary act by V which broke the chain of causatio
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Kennedy
D made V an injection, handed V the syring, V self injected and handed it back. V died. Initially D convicted, upheld by CofA. Quashed at HofL on the basis that D had not done an unlawful act, supplied not administered.
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Rogers
D helped V to inject heroin buy using his bet as a tourniquet. CofA said it was stupid to separate the tourniquet from the injection. Played a part in the machanics of the injection, unlawful act.
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 mo
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferr
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took an hour longer than
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took an hour longer than usual and at Dover 58 were dead.
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, mum had a duty of care
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, D had a duty of care as she created a state
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, D had a duty of care as she created a state
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, D had a duty of care as she created a state
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R v Misra; R v Srivastave
The appellants were doctors who had the postoperative care of V. V had had surgery to repair her knee. He they developed an infection which the doctors failed to diagnose or treat. The infection caused V’s death. Both doctors were charged with
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, D had a duty of care as she created a state
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R v Misra; R v Srivastave
The appellants were doctors who had the postoperative care of V. V had had surgery to repair her knee. He they developed an infection which the doctors failed to diagnose or treat. The infection caused V’s death. Both doctors were convicted
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Lindar
D and others asked to leave a pub. All got into a range rover (
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, D had a duty of care as she created a state
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R v Misra; R v Srivastave
The appellants were doctors who had the postoperative care of V. V had had surgery to repair her knee. He they developed an infection which the doctors failed to diagnose or treat. The infection caused V’s death. Both doctors were convicted
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Lindar
D and others asked to leave a pub. All got into a range rover (D driving). One shouted something to the doorman from the car window, causing the doorman to come over to the car and put his arm through the open passenger window.
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, D had a duty of care as she created a state
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R v Misra; R v Srivastave
The appellants were doctors who had the postoperative care of V. V had had surgery to repair her knee. He they developed an infection which the doctors failed to diagnose or treat. The infection caused V’s death. Both doctors were convicted
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Lindar
D and others asked to leave a pub. All got into a range rover (D driving). One shouted something to the doorman from the car window, causing the doorman to come over to the car and put his arm through the open passenger window. D drove off with V hal
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Adomako
D was an anaesthetist for V in V's operation. 1 of V's oxygen cords came loose which caused him to have a heart attack on the table. This led to brain injuries and he died 6 months later. D's failure to realise was grossly negligent and he was convic
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Wacker
D agreed to bring 60 illegal immigrants into England. They were in his lorry that was on a cross channel ferry. In order to make sure they would not be found he shut the air vent. The ferry took longer than usual and at dock 58 were dead. Convicted
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Willoughby
D owned a disused put. V died when the pub was set on fire. D was alleged to have asked V to help him set it alight by poring petrol. D was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter. Conviction upheld as D owed a duty of care to V.
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Evans
D lived with her mother and half sister (who was a drug addict) D bought V some heroin. V overdosed. D and the mum did not get medical help and just put her to bed. V died. D and the mother were convicted, D had a duty of care as she created a state
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R v Misra; R v Srivastave
The appellants were doctors who had the postoperative care of V. V had had surgery to repair her knee. He they developed an infection which the doctors failed to diagnose or treat. The infection caused V’s death. Both doctors were convicted
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Lindar
D and others asked to leave a pub. All got into a range rover (D driving). One shouted something to the doorman from the car window, causing the doorman to come over to the car and put his arm through the open passenger window. D drove off with V hal
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