(Of an offense) not punishable by death.
- In early 1995, the offence of which the author was convicted was classified as non-capital murder, and his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment on 16 March 1995.
- Last week, it was announced that he and five of the policemen involved will be charged for non-capital murder tomorrow.
- This morning I heard on the news that Adams and five other officers will be charged with non-capital murder.
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