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WPIC 35.54 Assault—Suffocation—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 35.54Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 35.54 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
January 2024 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part VI. Crimes Against Personal Security
WPIC CHAPTER 35. Assault and Reckless Endangerment
WPIC 35.54 Assault—Suffocation—Definition
“Suffocation” means to block or impair a person's intake of air at the nose and mouth, whether by smothering or other means, with the intent to obstruct the person's ability to breathe.
Use the instruction to define a term used in WPIC 35.19.01 (Assault—Second Degree—Strangulation or Suffocation—Elements).
RCW 9A.04.110(27).
[Current as of April 2020.]
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