WHO KILLED YOU? Or, who murdered you? There was, after all, a distinct difference.
There was justifiable homicide, the best example of which was self-defense. There you intended to harm another, but the law said you had the right to defend yourself. There were varying degrees of murder.
The social awkwardness had not always been a part of him. The six-foot- five, three-hundred-pound–plus — well, maybe more than simply plus — Decker, a former professional football player, had once been outgoing, gregarious, a bit goofy even, fun-loving and always ready with a quip.