Recent Examples of involuntary manslaughter from the Web
Bostian was charged in May with eight counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count of causing or risking a catastrophe, and 238 counts of reckless endangerment.
Piland, 30, and her husband, Joshua Barry Piland, 36, were charged with involuntary manslaughter, a charge that carries up to 15 years of prison time.
After that proceeding, Madsen was ordered held for four more weeks and the charge against him was upgraded from involuntary manslaughter to manslaughter, the Danish legal equivalent of murder, according to these reports.
The teen was charged July 12 with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Angelique Morris, 17, at his home near Des Plaines.
In addition to a second-degree murder charge, Bessner also faces two counts of involuntary manslaughter.
Lopez, 37, was charged on Wednesday with two counts of involuntary manslaughter, two counts of child endangerment causing death, and one count of recklessly starting a fire resulting in great bodily injury to more than one person.
Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who had been previously deported five times, was accused of murder and involuntary manslaughter in the San Francisco case.
The juries convicted both officers of involuntary manslaughter during the retrials.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'involuntary manslaughter.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of involuntary manslaughter
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up involuntary manslaughter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).