Thread: [Split Thread] "Pedovores" - evidence?
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Old 25th September 2020, 09:08 PM   #15
Matthew Ellard
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
In no case of known cannibalism was the goal to eliminate evidence:
Exactly. Every law student studies R v Dudley and Stephens (1884), where the defendants openly admitted and claimed they killed and ate a crew member out of necessity, when shipwrecked. The ruling was that necessity is not a defence to a charge of murder.
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