2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 3 - OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON
SECTION 16-3-60. Involuntary manslaughter; "criminal negligence" defined.


SC Code § 16-3-60 (2013) What's This?

With regard to the crime of involuntary manslaughter, criminal negligence is defined as the reckless disregard of the safety of others. A person charged with the crime of involuntary manslaughter may be convicted only upon a showing of criminal negligence as defined in this section. A person convicted of involuntary manslaughter must be imprisoned not more than five years.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-55.1; 1968 (55) 2626; 1993 Act No. 184, Section 160.

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