Anyone, however, who strikes another with an iron object so that death results is a murderer; the murderer must be put to death.
The Talmud teaches that the case of an unintentional murderer is to be treated like all other criminal cases. Therefore, an accidental murderer can have his case revisited, should there be evidence that might acquit him.
On the other hand, once an accidental murderer is acquitted, his case is not revisited, even if there is new evidence that might convict him.
This is unlike financial matters, in which cases are revisited for both the possibility of acquittal or conviction.
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