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Originally Posted by trisstan87 View Post
Radio ask about someone being 'Killed.' That implies an act of murder.
No it doesn't. "Died" implies natural causes while "killed" implies outside forces, but there is no particular connotation of foul play over natural accident in common usage. "Murder" is a very specific legal term that defines killing someone with "malice aforethought" and is distinguished even from other forms of unlawful homicide like manslaughter.
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