Parricide in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Parricide

the murder of a parental figure or close relative

Examples of Parricide in a sentence

Because the number of teens killing their parents has recently increased, researchers have started to delve further into the issue of parricide.  🔊

The girl was accused of parricide when the police found her standing over her deceased mother.  🔊

Because Ann couldn’t wait for her father to die to collect her inheritance, she committed parricide and sped up his death.  🔊

Roger was convicted of parricide when the jury found him guilty of killing his grandmother.  🔊

Although Simon didn’t personally kill his parents, he was arrested for parricide because of his involvement in the crime.  🔊

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