homicide homicide  /ˈhɑ mə ˌsaɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the killing of a human being by another human being

Usage(s):

  1. Since 1973, Nicky Barnes had been arrested for homicide, bribery, drug dealing and possession of dangerous weapons.
  2. In the wake of a horrific triple homicide, a debate over whether a city law is sheltering violent criminals from deportation.
  3. The most persuasive research compared the homicide rates of states that did and did not prescribe the death penalty.

News

  1. Homicide suspect indicted on sex charge

    One of Hattiesburg's 2011 homicide suspects has been indicted again in association with yet another sexual battery case — in addition to the 2009 Lamar County incident he was served a multi-count indictment for while incarcerated.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hattiesburg American

  2. Homicide under investigation

    A homicide investigation is underway after police found a person dead early this morning inside a Moseley Drive apartment.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. Homicide detectives investigating assault

    Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious incident that began earlier this morning on Deeds Avenue. At 1:37 a.m. Dayton police and medics were dispatched to 143 Deeds Ave. on reports of an assault victim at the residence. When medics arrived on scene they found the victim on the back porch, not breathing and unresponsive, according to reports. Police identified him Tuesday as 64-year ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WHIO-TV 7 Dayton

Quotes

  1. Seven years ago, Kilmer told Rolling Stone that he lived in "the homicide capital of the Southwest," and he complained about the locals in the area by claiming that 80 percent "of the people in my county are drunk."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Val Kilmer Source: CDInsight

  2. ...Daily reported last week that Los Angeles police chief William Bratton said investigators are awaiting the results of the toxicology report before determining "Are we dealing with a homicide or are we dealing with accidental overdose?"
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: William Bratton Source: Rolling Stone

  3. ...after McChrystal was named to replace Gen. David McKiernan in Afghanistan, Pat Tillman Sr. told The Associated Press that he still believes McChrystal "participated in a falsified homicide investigation."
    on Jun 2, 2009 By: Pat Tillman Source: FOXNews

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