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filicide [ˈfɪlɪˌsaɪd]. n. 1.

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Classifications and Descriptions of Parents Who Commit Filicide
Some Differential Attributes of Lethal Assaults on Small Children by
Family violence; Filicide; Homicide; Stepchildren; Stepfathers, Suicide. .
A Comparative Sudy of Filicide and Neonaticide
Filicide Literature Review
Mental Health & Murder
Filicide. ∎ It is greatest within the first year. ∎ Among infants in the first week of Filicide.

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Gold shop owner faces filicide charges
AMMONNEWS - Police are questioning a man who allegedly tortured and killed his son over the weekend in an Amman neighbourhood, official sources said.
Mercy Killing Defense Claim Will Be Tested
Ms. Jordan's team has asked a judge to let it proceed with an "altruistic filicide" defense against charges she fed her son, Jude, a fatal cocktail of pills in a $2300-a-night Midtown hotel room in February 2010.
Experts: Child homicides not a county trend
Sandra West, an assistant professor of psychiatry at Case Western University who studies issues around filicide, said there is no community profile that predicts the problem.
Celebrity lawyer discovers new species of mercy killing
Her lawyer, Alan Dershowitz, a professor at Harvard Law School, says that this is not a case of murder, but justifiable altruistic filicide. Ms Jordan's motives were certainly tangled.
Simon Peter Nelson's parole decision delayed for 2nd time
The mass murder was among the worst cases of filicide — killing one's children — in the nation's history. Nelson has spent the past 33 years in prison. The October hearing would be Nelson's 17th attempt to win parole and first since 2008.

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Filicide - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Filicide is the deliberate act of a parent killing his or her own son or daughter.
filicide - definition of filicide by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus
filicide [ˈfɪlɪˌsaɪd]. n. 1.
Classifications and Descriptions of Parents Who Commit Filicide
Filicide | Define Filicide at
Filicide definition, a person who kills his or her son or daughter. See more.
Child murder by mothers: patterns and prevention
The tragedy of maternal filicide, or child murder by mothers, has occurred throughout history and Maternal filicide is defined as child murder by the mother.

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