murder charge

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Noun1.murder charge - an indictment charging someone with murder
bill of indictment, indictment - a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
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It wasn't your fault that it isn't a murder charge.
You kept the president of the South-western Amalgamated Association of Miners in jail for three years on trumped-up murder charges, and with him out of the way you broke up the association.
The accused's lawyer, Savvas Matsas, is trying to have the attempted murder charge dropped based on the argument that Demetriou was under the influence of drugs when the incident occurred.
OSCAR Pistorius was an "appalling witness" who repeatedly lied in his testimony in a crude attempt to defend himself against a murder charge over killing his girlfriend, the chief prosecutor at his trial has said.
Fredette, 50, of Saco, Maine, was indicted March 22 on a solicitation to murder charge involving an allegation that in January of this year, while in custody at the Worcester County Jail and House of Correction in West Boylston, Mr.
The murder charge against the current 270 suspects, which was provisional anyway, will be formally withdrawn provisionally in court on their next court appearance.
A MURDER charge against a man accused of killing a dad-of-three in a pub car park has been dropped.
A Brooklyn jury had convicted Vincent Basciano in 2006 of racketeering, attempted murder and gambling, but was deadlocked over a murder charge for the killing of Frank Santoro.
The CPS said it would discontinue the murder charge because of new evidence.
A schoolboy could face a murder charge after a stabbing victim died in hospital.
A MAN who threatened a judge yesterday pleaded guilty to manslaughter - just 10 days after a jury failed to convict him on a murder charge.
Earlier, the feminists of NOW (National Organization for Women), objected to the double murder charge fearing that this could be another nail in the abortionists' coffin as Anne Kingston pointed out in the National Post (April 29/03).