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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homicidal_sleepwalking

Homicidal sleepwalking, also known as homicidal somnambulism or sleepwalking murder, is the act of killing someone during an episode of sleepwalking.

health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/sleep/articles/2009/05/08/7-criminal-cases-that-invoked-the-sleepwalking-defense

May 8, 2009 ... Enter the "sleepwalking defense," a legal argument that a criminal ... In 1846, Albert Tirrell was acquitted in the murder of a prostitute in Boston.

abc11.com/news/mitchell-found-not-guilty-in-sleepwalking-murder-trial/553824

Mar 11, 2015 ... Joseph Mitchell was accused of smothering his son and attacking two other children in 2010.

www.crimetraveller.org/2015/07/sleepwalking-murders

Jul 2, 2015 ... Imagine waking to discover you have killed someone while sound asleep. In these four cases of sleepwalking murders that is exactly what ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/day-in-day-out/201212/sleepwalking-killers-and-what-they-tell-us-about-sleep

Dec 13, 2012 ... Cases of sleepwalking murders help to show the many social and ... use of the defense that he was asleep when he committed the murder and ...

www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-violent-sleepwalking-defense-20150312-story.html

Mar 12, 2015 ... The "violent sleepwalking" defense worked for a man who strangled his ... Mitchell is not guilty of murder and attempted murder after an expert ...

www.citynews.ca/2006/10/27/man-acquitted-of-sleepwalking-murder-running-for-school-trustee-in-durham

Oct 27, 2006 ... Ken Parks is running for trustee. In 1987 he was at the centre of a high-profile murder case that went all the way to the Supreme Court of ...

www.newscientist.com/article/dn18189-can-you-be-blamed-for-sleepwalking-crimes

Nov 24, 2009 ... Research on the causes of sleepwalking may make it easier to identify ... Last week, British man Brian Thomas appeared in court on a murder ...

www.abc15.com/news/crime/old-time-crime-woman-stabbed-drowned-by-sleepwalking-husband-in-1997

Jan 15, 2017 ... His defense team claimed he was in a "sleep-like state when the murders occurred." A sleepwalking defense was not a new defense, in 1982 ...