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Definition unintentional killing of a person
  • The girl who sent texts to her boyfriend encouraging him to kill himself was charged with involuntary manslaughter.
manslaughter = unintentional killing of a person
  • She was found guilty of manslaughter through gross negligence.
  • manslaughter = unintentional killing of a person
  • The charges ranged from providing alcohol to a minor to involuntary manslaughter.
  • manslaughter = unintentional killing of a person
  • But they were charging Johnny with manslaughter.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • manslaughter = the crime of unintentionally killing someone
  • "Well," he said finally, "they won't have nothing worse than manslaughter against Shade.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • That's why they came back with manslaughter for two of the counts.'
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • No, my dear; manslaughter.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • What Angel had described to me was voluntary manslaughter, at worst.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • I hadn't realized that the charges might have included negligent homicide, or even manslaughter.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Manslaughter, I should think.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Lozano was eventually convicted of two counts of manslaughter, and the community was satisfied.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • So the arrest for fighting a guy that died was manslaughter, is that right?
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Monster
  • Is he going to make it manslaughter, or what's he going to make of it?"
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • "You'd be locked up on a hit-and-run charge and involuntary manslaughter.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • The worst crime I've ever seen a GP get charged with for killing a GD was 'manslaughter.'
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • By all accounts, he had taken part in thirty-three murder or manslaughter investigations in the last ten years.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Beware of malice prepense, of chance-medley, and of manslaughter.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • He was being held for involuntary manslaughter and assaulting a peace officer.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • Murder, manslaughter, arson, forgery, swindling, house-breaking, highway robbery, larceny, conspiracy, fraud?
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • Now, however, his words were an invitation to manslaughter.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice

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