Nevada Crimes and Punishments

Sec. § 200.040
“Manslaughter” defined.


Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being, without malice express or implied, and without any mixture of deliberation.


Manslaughter must be voluntary, upon a sudden heat of passion, caused by a provocation apparently sufficient to make the passion irresistible, or involuntary, in the commission of an unlawful act, or a lawful act without due caution or circumspection.


Manslaughter does not include vehicular manslaughter as described in NRS 484B.657.

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