Suicide Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Suicide, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Suicide?

(n) Suicide is defined as the act of killing oneself, with an intention to end his own life for whatever reason, with out any external influence and help. Suicide differ from accident where there is no intention to die. When death happens with the influence or support of others it is homicide