R v Bristow [2013]


  • The victim interfered when a group of burglars were in his garage
  • During their escape, the evidence suggested that one of the burglars had used a truck to run the victim over


  • Were the defendants (all) guilty of unlawful act manslaughter?


  • Yes


  • The escape took place as part of the continuing act of burglary, therefore they all committed unlawful act manslaughter as part of a joint enterprise
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