Michigan Homicide Charges
First Degree Murder
Second Degree Murder
A death took place.
That the death was caused by an act of the defendant.
That the defendant acted with malice.
That the defendant was without justification or excuse.
Intended to kill.
Intent to commit great bodily harm.
Intent to create a very high risk of death or great bodily harm with the knowledge that death or great bodily harm is the probable result.
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