R v Lamb [1967]


  • Two boys were experimenting with a revolver
  • Not realising that revolvers revolve before firing, one of the boys accidentally killed the other


  • Was the killer guilty of unlawful act manslaughter?


  • No


  • The act was not intentional, only foolish, it is enough of a punishment for the boy to have to live with killing his friend for the rest of his live
RELATED CASE  R v Deyemi [2008]

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