In criminal law, a murder conviction without a body is when someone is convicted of murder and the victim is never found. Historically, cases of this type are hard to prove that murder did occur since there is no body, forcing the prosecution to rely on other evidence. Despite that fact, convictions do occur.
Prisoner appealing murder conviction ; Francoise Gallant says he was too intoxicated to know what he was doing when he strangled his girlfriend.
Apr 14, 2004; GREGORY D. KESICH Staff Writer Portland Press Herald (Maine) 04-14-2004 Prisoner appealing murder conviction ; Francoise Gallant...