What does the word homicide mean?

Usage examples for homicide

  1. But homicide is in a class by itself. – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  2. This thought cheered him, and he had reached his fifth or sixth homicide when Patsy recalled him to himself. – Patsy by S. R. Crockett
  3. It was labelled as " homicide committed by person or persons unknown," and it stayed that way. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)