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Murder in the Desert
Posted 19 June 2007 - 08:45 PM
Posted 19 June 2007 - 08:48 PM
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[update] Sorry for the repeat of Goldilocks answer. I did not see his until after I posted.
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Posted 11 July 2007 - 12:05 PM
So even though 'b' cut the sack leaving them with no water at all, 'b' is now dead so nobody can be charged with murder.
Posted 11 July 2007 - 09:45 PM
How could you charge "A" with murder if he didn't MURDER him? He TRIED to poison him by spiking the water. HE DID NOT DIE FROM BEING POISONED. He died of THIRST.. Attempted murder is when someone TRIES to kill someone, but is unsuccessful. That is what "A" did.. He TRIED to poison "C" but was unsuccessful. "B" had the intention of murdering him by ridding him of water. He had no idea that the water was already poisoned!!! His goal was simply to cut the bag, causing "C" to die from thirst. His attempt was SUCCESSFUL. "C" did in fact DIE from LACK OF WATER, NOT POISONING!!!
My conclusion stands...
A = Attempted Murder...
B = Murder
Are you really a Judge???
Ok... let me try and make this clearer to you...
The actions of A were intended to kill C by poisoning him
C died since A depleted C's supply of DRINKABLE WATER. Once A added the poison, C had no drinkable water. C died of thirst thereby making A's actions responsible for the murder.
It is irrelevant that C did not die the way A intended for him to.
The actions of B were intended to kill C
B's actions did not play a part in killing C since B just took away poisoned water from C which was irrelevant to C's death. B's actions in no way caused C's death.
It is irrelevant that C died the way B intended for him to.
I thereby question the veracity of your conclusion.
okay lemme copy the important part of what you said:
"B's actions did not play a part in killing C since B just took away poisoned water from C which was irrelevant to C's death. B's actions in no way caused C's death."
shortened down to the essence of your point:
"took away poisoned water from C which was irrelevant to C's death"
WHAT? It's how he died! It doesnt matter if there was poison or not in the water... he didnt die from poison... he died as a direct result of B's actions. It doesnt matter if A put koolaid powder or poison or nothing at all in the water... because C NEVER TOOK A SIP OF THE WATER! B killed him. A tried to kill him but B got to him first. That's all.
A- attempted murderer
of course A and B might have died by dehydration long before that, and if they didnt nobody would really know anything and there would be no witnesses anyway, and in the courts, anything could happen, but the essence is that B killed him. It makes no sense that A killed him because A doesnt matter. Whatever A did to the water doesnt matter. That water is draining down in the desert sand.
Posted 11 July 2007 - 10:11 PM
They are both equally at fault for killing C
No matter how he died, he would have died the other way to
although in a court B would be charged with murder, and A would have atempted murder.
only if C knew that his water had been contaminated could you blame A for depleting the drinking source
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