A defendant, once acquitted of murder, may be retried under a manslaughter indictment and convicted of manslaughter, although the evidence presented proved the crime of murder but not that of manslaughter.
Commonwealth v. Frazier, 420 Pa. 209, 216 A.2d 337 (1966).
F. R. Nerone,
Criminal Procedure - Indictments - Due Process - Former Acquittal,
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