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Legal Statutes: New Jersey

UPDATED February 3, 2016

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Chapter 11. Criminal Homicide

back to top2C:11-2. Criminal homicide

a. A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he purposely, knowingly, recklessly or, under the circumstances set forth in section 2C:11-5, causes the death of another human being.

b. Criminal homicide is murder, manslaughter or death by auto.
L.1978, c. 95, § 2C:11-2, eff. Sept. 1, 1979. Amended by L.1979, c. 178, § 20, eff. Sept. 1, 1979.