State v. Pope

In State v. Pope, 6 Conn. Cir. Ct. 712, 714, 313 A.2d 84 (1972), the Appellate Division of the Circuit Court held that the general rule that contributory negligence is not a defense in a criminal case applies in a negligent homicide case where ordinary negligence is one of the required elements, unless such negligence on the part of the decedent is found to be the sole proximate cause of his death.