Criminal Law Keyed to Kadish
People v. Dlugash
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Defendant’s friend fired three bullets into the chest of their companion after an argument about rent money. A few minutes later, Defendant walked over to the victim’s body lying on the floor and fired five shots at the victim’s head. He contended that the victim already looked dead at the time he fired his gun. Expert witnesses testified that the victim may still have been alive at the time Defendant shot him, though another expert testified that the victim may well have already deceased.
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