Kentucky Man Charged With Murder For Failing To Stop His Mother From Committing Suicide

There is a novel criminal charge in Kentucky where Jeffrey Wisecup, 27, is accused of watching his mother commit suicide and not acting to prevent it. It is a charge based on a theory of an affirmative duty to act to save someone — a premise long rejected in the United States where the “no duty to rescue” rule has been a long-standing part of torts.

Source: Kentucky Man Charged With Murder For Failing To Stop His Mother From Committing Suicide

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