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n. a non-premeditated killing, resulting from an assault in which death of the victim was a distinct possibility.
Second-degree murder is different from first-degree murder, which is a premeditated, intentional killing or results from a vicious crime such as arson, rape or armed robbery. Exact distinctions on degree vary by state.
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