murder


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the crime of murdering someone

to take the life of (a person or persons) unlawfully

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Didn't I tell you," said the other convict then, "that he would murder me, if he could?
If the murder had not been committed till Tuesday night, who was the prophet that had foretold it, in all its circumstances, on Tuesday morning?
Murder, then, has been committed by some third party; and the voices of this third party were those heard in contention.
But I admit I have another reason for not wanting our Hungarian friend actually hanged for the murder.
I may be bad, but, as I am ready to answer for my sins, the crime of murder is not among them.
Coulson," he said, closing his pocketbook, "that the murder was committed for the purpose of robbery?
And in speaking of the murder at the village inn, you told me that the crime was committed--I have forgotten how long ago?
A MAN committed a murder, and was pursued by the relations of the man whom he murdered.
This brought him into relation with queer characters, some of whom were not altogether scrupulous in their methods of making a living, murder being an acceptable means to that end.
To be brief, then, Eustace Macallan was "indicted and accused, at the instance of David Mintlaw, Esquire, Her Majesty's Advocate, for Her Majesty's interest," of the Murder of his Wife by poison, at his residence called Gleninch, in the county of Mid-Lothian.
To escape death he would have done anything, and the police agents prepared him by assuring him that he could not possibly escape conviction of murder in the first degree when his trial came off.
I must say I was surprised the jury didn't bring it in Wilful Murder against him right off.
My husband was always interested in this period of his country's history, and had already the intention of writing a story that should turn on the Appin murder.
He then related that, the morning on which the murder of poor William had been discovered, Justine had been taken ill, and confined to her bed for several days.
The medical man who examined him, being informed of this circumstance, considered the post-mortem appearances as being perfectly compatible with murder by smothering--that is to say, with murder committed by some person, or persons, pressing the pillow over the nose and mouth of the deceased, until death resulted from congestion of the lungs.