Alaska Homicide - Netflix

Posted on Sun 02 June 2019 in netflix

In the largely untouched landscape of Alaska, people go missing at an eerily high rate with more missing people per capita than any other state. It's a place where people can vanish into the wilderness without a trace - with some disappearing because they want to, but many others missing because someone else wanted them to. Alaska Homicide sets out to find answers behind puzzling real-life cases. Lantz Dahlke became an Alaska State Trooper because he wanted to represent the best of the best. He eventually joined the Alaska Bureau of Investigation's Cold Case Unit to help bring justice to the many missing or murdered victims and their families. However, after only 18 months on the job, the unit was disbanded - leaving most of these cases unsolved. Even though the unit is done, Dahlke is not. He's more determined than ever to keep searching - despite the many roadblocks and potential dangers of not only nature but mankind.

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: None

Alaska Homicide - Vehicular homicide - Netflix

Vehicular homicide is a crime that involves the death of a person other than the driver as a result of either criminally negligent or murderous operation of a motor vehicle. In cases of criminal negligence, the defendant is commonly charged with unintentional vehicular manslaughter. Vehicular homicide is similar to the offense, in some countries, of “dangerous driving causing death.” The victim may be either a person not in the car with the offending motorist (such as a pedestrian, cyclist, or another motorist), or a passenger in the vehicle with the offender.

Alaska Homicide - Georgia - Netflix

In the state of Georgia, vehicular homicide is more properly known as homicide by vehicle. It is defined, by statute, as the unlawful killing of another person using a vehicle. To be guilty of the offense, the perpetrator does not have to have an intent to kill, malice aforethought, or premeditation. There are two degrees of vehicular homicide: First degree homicide by vehicle This is a felony that, upon conviction, will result in a sentence of between 3 and 15 years of imprisonment (or between 5 and 20 years for habitual violators), with no parole for at least 1 year. A homicide is first degree homicide by vehicle if the driver “unlawfully met or overtook a school bus; unlawfully failed to stop after a collision; was driving recklessly; was driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs; failed to stop for, or otherwise was attempting to flee from, a law enforcement officer; or had previously been declared a habitual violator”. Second degree homicide by vehicle This is a misdemeanor that, upon conviction, will result in a sentence of up to 1 year (which may be suspended), a fine of up to US$1,000, or both. Second degree homicide by vehicle encompasses all other homicides by vehicle, involving any other violation of the laws governing motor vehicles, that are not classed as first degree homicides.

Alaska Homicide - References - Netflix