HomicideThis article is about homicide, the unlawful killing of another human being. There is another article about Homicide: Life on the Street, the television series.
is the unlawful killing of another human being. Legally homicide can be classified into cases of murder
, or justifiable homicide
. Defenses against homicide include insanity
. Defense of property is typically not a defense against homicide, nor is the legal justification of necessity a defense.