Regina v Kennedy (No 2) – Times Law Reports

Posted October 19th, 2007 in drug offences, homicide, law reports by sally

Preparation of heroin syringe does not constitute manslaughter

Regina v. Kennedy (No 2)

House of Lords

“It was never appropriate to find someone guilty of manslaughter where that person had been involved in the supply of a class A controlled drug, which was then freely and voluntarily self-administered by a fully informed and responsible adult to whom it had been supplied, and the administration of the drug then caused his death.”

The Times, 19th October 2007


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