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Updated: 
December 18, 2019

Sec. 11.41.120. Manslaughter

(a) A person commits the crime of manslaughter if the person

(1) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes the death of another person under circumstances not amounting to murder in the first or second degree;

(2) intentionally aids another person to commit suicide; or

(3) knowingly manufactures or delivers a controlled substance in violation of AS 11.71.010–11.71.030 or 11.71.040(a)(1) for schedule IVA controlled substances, and a person dies as a direct result of ingestion of the controlled substance; the death is a result that does not require a culpable mental state; in this paragraph, “ingestion” means voluntarily or involuntarily taking a substance into the body in any manner.

(b) Manslaughter is a class A felony.