ADMINISTERING A NOXIOUS SUBSTANCE

[2003] EWCA Crim 3868 [2003] EWCA Crim 3868

On the facts it was open for the jury to convict the defendant of unlawful act manslaughter where the defendant prepared heroin for the victim but did not inject her with it. The test was whether each of the parties had done an act that was a cause of the actus reus.