R v Holland 
- Holland caused severe wounds to the victim, particularly to his finger
- The victim was advised that was a high chance that he would die if he did not have his finger amputated
- The victim refused the amputation and died as a result
- Did Holland cause the victim’s death?
- Refusing medical treatment, even where unreasonable, will not be classed as a supervening event
Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.
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