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Woman who shot boyfriend for YouTube prank pleads guilty to second degree manslaughter

Woman who shot boyfriend for YouTube prank pleads guilty to second degree manslaughterMonalisa Perez of Halstad, Minnesota, shot her boyfriend through a book he was holding to his chest for a stunt the couple intended to upload to YouTube. Ms Perez said they did not believe the bullet would make it through the 1.5-inch tome. Ms Perez was pregnant at the time, and the couple’s 3-year-old daughter was standing nearby, authorities said.



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Hunter Charged With Manslaughter in Death of Woman He Believed Was a Deer

Hunter Charged With Manslaughter in Death of Woman He Believed Was a DeerThomas Jadlowski, 34, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 43-year-old Rosemary Billquist.



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Police Officer Who Killed Terence Crutcher Has Manslaughter Charge Expunged From Record

Police Officer Who Killed Terence Crutcher Has Manslaughter Charge Expunged From RecordThe former Tulsa police officer who fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher last year and was acquitted of manslaughter this spring will no longer have the charge on her record.



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U.S. teen texting manslaughter verdict could face legal challenge

U.S. teen texting manslaughter verdict could face legal challengeA Massachusetts woman could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison this week for sending text messages to her boyfriend urging him to commit suicide. The verdict was the first of its kind in the state, and legal experts said it is likely to be appealed. Michelle Carter, now 20, was found guilty in June of involuntary manslaughter for the messages she sent to her 18-year-old boyfriend, who asphyxiated himself in his parked truck as she texted him in 2014.



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Flint Water Crisis: Officials Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

Flint Water Crisis: Officials Charged With Involuntary ManslaughterAmong those charged was Michigan's Public Health Director Nick Lyon. Investigators claim Lyon, whose role is to protect citizens well-being, once declared he "couldn't save everyone.”



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Pretrial Hearing for Penn State Fraternity Brothers Accused of Involuntary Manslaughter and Assault

Pretrial Hearing for Penn State Fraternity Brothers Accused of Involuntary Manslaughter and AssaultSurveillance video from the night Tim Piazza died during an alleged hazing ritual was played in court.



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Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial

Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trialST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The manslaughter trial of a Minnesota police officer who shot and killed a black motorist last summer will resume Monday with closing arguments.



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Mother charged with involuntary manslaughter after accidentally smothering son as she slept

Mother charged with involuntary manslaughter after accidentally smothering son as she sleptA mother has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after she allegedly smothered her child while they slept next to each other. Arissa Ward, 23, called police in Middleton, Pennsylvania, on 30 December last year after finding her infant son unresponsive on the couch next to her where they had been sleeping. The coroner also found traces of marijuana in the child’s system as Ms Ward had been breastfeeding.



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Woman charged with manslaughter in San Ramon DUI crash that killed 3-year-old

Woman charged with manslaughter in San Ramon DUI crash that killed 3-year-oldA woman accused in a DUI crash that killed a 3-year-old boy in the East Bay has been charged with manslaughter.



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Protests After Officer Betty Shelby Was Found Not Guilty of Manslaughter

Protests After Officer Betty Shelby Was Found Not Guilty of ManslaughterShelby shot and killed Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man in Tulsa, Oklahoma; people are outraged she has been exonerated.



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