2016 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 14 - Criminal Law
RS 14:29 - Homicide

LA Rev Stat § 14:29 (2016) What's This?

PART II. OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON

SUBPART A. HOMICIDE

§29. Homicide

Homicide is the killing of a human being by the act, procurement, or culpable omission of another. Criminal homicide is of five grades:

(1) First degree murder.

(2) Second degree murder.

(3) Manslaughter.

(4) Negligent homicide.

(5) Vehicular homicide.

Amended by Acts 1973, No. 110, §1; Acts 1978, No. 393, §1; Acts 1983, No. 635, §1.

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