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Section 767.71

THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (EXCERPT)
Act 175 of 1927


767.71 Indictment for murder and manslaughter; charging act.

Sec. 71.

In all indictments for murder and manslaughter it shall not be necessary to set forth the manner in which nor the means by which the death of the deceased was caused; but it shall be sufficient in any indictment for murder to charge that the defendant did murder the deceased; and it shall be sufficient in manslaughter to charge that the defendant did kill the deceased.


History: 1927, Act 175, Eff. Sept. 5, 1927 ;-- CL 1929, 17285 ;-- CL 1948, 767.71
Former Law: See section 1 of Act 77 of 1855, being CL 1857, § 6047; CL 1871, § 7916; How., § 9527; CL 1897, § 11912; and CL 1915, § 15739.


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