Manslaughter is a type of homicide. Manslaugher exists when one person illegally causes the death of another, but under circumstances that do not rise to the level of murder, and under circumstances not comprising vehicular homicide.
It is necessary to place manslaughter into perspective with other types of homicide. For that reason, our homicide page will replace this one in twenty seconds. Or you can proceed to our homicide page now using the link immediately below.