1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Penal
  4. Part 3: Specific Offenses
  5. Title H: Offenses Against the Person Involving Physical Injury, Sexual Conduct, Restraint and Intimidation
  6. Article 125: Homicide, Abortion and Related Offenses


Section 125.15 Manslaughter in the second degree

Penal (PEN)

  A person is guilty of manslaughter in the second degree when:

  1. He recklessly causes the death of another person; or

  2. He commits upon a female an abortional act which causes her death, unless such abortional act is justifiable pursuant to subdivision three of section 125.05; or

  3. He intentionally causes or aids another person to commit suicide.

  Manslaughter in the second degree is a class C felony.