R v Williams 
- Williams gave a lift to the victim, a hitchhiker
- Upon Williams’ attempt to rob the victim, the victim jumped from the moving car and died as a result
- Did Williams cause the death of the victim?
- Jumping from the car to escape the immediate threat of robbery was within the expected range of responses that a reasonable person might take in the agony of the moment presented to them
Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.
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