ADMINISTERING POISON SO AS TO ENDANGER LIFE

[2003] EWCA Crim 945 [2003] EWCA Crim 945

A defendant, who applied and held a tourniquet on the arm of a drug abuser injecting heroin who died as a result, had no answer to charges of administering poison so as to endanger life contrary to s.23 Offences Against the Person Act 1861 and of manslaughter.