What Happens If You are Sleep Walking and You Kill Someone?

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Anyone who has ever tried to reason with a sleepwalker knows they can seem to be awake, yet have bizarre and irrational behaviors. Stubborn during the best of episodes, and inconsolable, unreasonable and intense in the worst, it is not hard to imagine these walking dreamers acting out nightmares, and unintentionally turning violent. In fact, the sleepwalker’s lack of intent has been used successfully as a defense in several shocking murder trials over the years.

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1103991/As-man-cleared-sexual-assault-asleep-unsettling-question–Can-really-sleepwalk-crime.html
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-case-of-the-sleepwalking-killer-77584095/?no-ist=
http://sleepforensicsassociates.com/caseStudies/cases-sleepwalking.php
http://www.worldsciencefestival.com/2011/10/the_curious_case_of_kenneth_parks/
http://faculty.uml.edu/bmarshall/huntly.html
http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/features/5_steps_stopping_sleepwalker
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http://sleepfoundation.org/sleep-disorders-problems/abnormal-sleep-behaviors/sleepwalking
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/waking-a-sleepwalker-may-kill-them/