Nevada Crimes and Punishments

Sec. § 200.050
“Voluntary manslaughter” defined.


In cases of voluntary manslaughter, there must be a serious and highly provoking injury inflicted upon the person killing, sufficient to excite an irresistible passion in a reasonable person, or an attempt by the person killed to commit a serious personal injury on the person killing.


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

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