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Updated: 
August 6, 2021

2C:11-2. Criminal homicide

a. A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he purposely, knowingly, recklessly or, under the circumstances set forth in N.J.S.2C:11-5 or section 1 of P.L.2017, c. 165(C.2C:11-5.3), causes the death of another human being.
b. Criminal homicide is murder, manslaughter or death by auto or vessel.