2021 Pennsylvania Consolidated & Unconsolidated Statutes
Chapter 25 - Criminal Homicide
Section 2501 - Criminal homicide

Universal Citation: 18 PA Cons Stat § 2501 (2021)
§ 2501. Criminal homicide.

(a) Offense defined.--A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or negligently causes the death of another human being.

(b) Classification.--Criminal homicide shall be classified as murder, voluntary manslaughter, or involuntary manslaughter.

Cross References. Section 2501 is referred to in section 5708 of this title; section 4503 of Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure).

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