Examples of manslaughter in a Sentence
She was convicted of manslaughter for driving while drunk and killing three people.
Recent Examples of manslaughter from the Web
Madsen was arrested on a manslaughter charge and accused of scuttling his own ship.
The judge sentenced Phelps for 10 years on the manslaughter charge and five years for each criminal abuse charge for a total of 20 years.
The officer was charged with manslaughter and later acquitted by a jury.
The manslaughter case isn't Toler's first encounter with police and the court system.
But an appeals court in August ordered a new trial for the defendant convicted of murder and re-sentencings for the defendants convicted of manslaughter.
The family was baffled, given that a charge of manslaughter does not require proof of intent.
The person responsible was driving under the influence of marijuana and has been charged with vehicular manslaughter.
From there, he was booked into the Chilton County Jail on a charge of manslaughter.
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