DEFENSE OF EXCUSABLE HOMICIDE -
ACCIDENT AND MISFORTUNE - LAWFUL ACT
A homicide is excusable when committed by lawful means, with usual and ordinary caution, and without any unlawful intent, but occurs by accident and misfortune while doing some lawful act.
Statutory Authority: 21 O.S. 1991, § 731.
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