2016 Idaho Statutes
Title 18 - CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
Chapter 40 - HOMICIDE
Section 18-4010 - FEAR NOT SUFFICIENT JUSTIFICATION.

ID Code § 18-4010 (2016) What's This?

18-4010. Fear not sufficient justification. A bare fear of the commission of any of the offenses mentioned in subdivisions 2 and 3 of the preceding section, to prevent which homicide may be lawfully committed, is not sufficient to justify it. But the circumstances must be sufficient to excite the fears of a reasonable person, and the party killing must have acted under the influence of such fears alone.

History:
[18-4010, added 1972, ch. 336, sec. 1, p. 930.]

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