Originally Posted by Distracted1
Exculpatory is a bold claim. Her incorrect perception of the situation may be a mitigating factor in her guilt, but I don't think it will be exculpatory. She may catch a lower level charge, something akin to manslaughter, rather than murder, but outright exoneration seems like long odds to me.
The only person in this scenario who had an unambiguous right to use force in self defense without a duty to retreat is the victim who was killed.