criminal law scenario

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Ken, who was diagnosed with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), engages in sexual intercourse with several women, including Barbie. He does not inform any of the women or Barbie that he has AIDS. As a result, Barbie contracts AIDS and dies from the disease 2 years later.

    • Can Ken be convicted of a homicide offense? Explain and justify your answer. 
    • If Barbie does not die, what are the possible charges? Explain.
      • As part of your answer, define homicide, discuss the elements of a homicide, and explain the concept of general intent.

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