Roger Responsible For The Death Of Piggy Analysis

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According to the Missouri Statutes Section 565.021.1., “A person commits the offense of murder in the second degree if he or she: (1) Knowingly causes the death of another person or, with the purpose of causing serious physical injury to another person, causes the death of another person”. Roger is completely responsible for the death of Piggy. Roger knew exactly what the consequences could have been when he pushed the boulder, so he knew exactly what he was doing. For instance, it would take immense force to push the boulder meaning this wasn’t an accident because he would have to purposefully push it to get it off the cliff. He couldn’t just casually lean on it to get it to move. In addition, if it really was an accident, he would have been
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