2018 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 13 - Offenses Against Person
Part 2 - Criminal Homicide
§ 39-13-211. Voluntary manslaughter.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-13-211 (2018)
  • (a) Voluntary manslaughter is the intentional or knowing killing of another in a state of passion produced by adequate provocation sufficient to lead a reasonable person to act in an irrational manner.

  • (b) Voluntary manslaughter is a Class C felony.

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