- The defendant drove off whilst the victim was having a conversation with him; the victim’s head still part way in the car
- The defendant’s head was crushed by the rear wheel of the car
- Could the defendant be convicted of manslaughter?
- Yes – reckless manslaughter
- This is the only known reckless manslaughter conviction, were the probability of serious harm or death was present, and that risk was assessed and then taken by the defendant