R v Nedrick 
- The defendant poured paraffin though the letter box of a house, in which the victim (a child) was located
- The defendant did not wish for anyone to die
- Did the defendant murder the victim?
- A conviction of manslaughter was substituted due to a defective buy xanax with paypal direction given by the judge
- Where there is no direct intent, a judge is entitled to direct a jury that intent may be inferred if the resulting death was virtually certain and the defendant appreciated this virtual certainty (two independent requirements)
Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.
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