2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
§21-711. Manslaughter in the first degree defined.

21 OK Stat § 21-711 (2014) What's This?

Homicide is manslaughter in the first degree in the following cases:

1. When perpetrated without a design to effect death by a person while engaged in the commission of a misdemeanor.

2. When perpetrated without a design to effect death, and in a heat of passion, but in a cruel and unusual manner, or by means of a dangerous weapon; unless it is committed under such circumstances as constitute excusable or justifiable homicide.

3. When perpetrated unnecessarily either while resisting an attempt by the person killed to commit a crime, or after such attempt shall have failed.

R.L.1910, § 2320.

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