2019 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2C - The New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice
Section 2C:11-2 - Criminal homicide.

Universal Citation: NJ Rev Stat § 2C:11-2 (2019)

2C:11-2 Criminal homicide.

2C:11-2. Criminal homicide.

a. A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he purposely, knowingly, recklessly or, under the circumstances set forth in N.J.S.2C:11-5 or section 1 of P.L.2017, c.165 (C.2C:11-5.3), causes the death of another human being.

b. Criminal homicide is murder, manslaughter or death by auto or vessel.

amended 1979, c.178, s.20; 2017, c.165, s.2.

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