Ind. Code § 35-42-1-4

Current through P.L. 178-2022, P.L.2-2022SP1
Section 35-42-1-4 - Involuntary manslaughter
(a) As used in this section, "fetus" means a fetus in any stage of development.
(b) A person who kills another human being while committing or attempting to commit:
(1) a Level 5 or Level 6 felony that inherently poses a risk of serious bodily injury;
(2) a Class A misdemeanor that inherently poses a risk of serious bodily injury; or
(3) battery;

commits involuntary manslaughter, a Level 5 felony.

(c) Except as provided in section 6.5 of this chapter, a person who kills a fetus while committing or attempting to commit:
(1) a Level 5 or Level 6 felony that inherently poses a risk of serious bodily injury;
(2) a Class A misdemeanor that inherently poses a risk of serious bodily injury;
(3) a battery offense included in IC 35-42-2; or
(4) a violation of IC 9-30-5-1 through IC 9-30-5-5 (operating a vehicle while intoxicated);

commits involuntary manslaughter, a Level 5 felony.

IC 35-42-1-4

Amended by P.L. 203-2018,SEC. 3, eff. 7/1/2018.
Amended by P.L. 65-2016, SEC. 31, eff. 7/1/2016.
Amended by P.L. 158-2013, SEC. 414, eff. 7/1/2014.
As added by Acts1976 , P.L. 148, SEC.2. Amended by Acts1977 , P.L. 340, SEC.28; P.L. 261-1997, SEC.5; P.L. 133-2002, SEC.65; P.L. 7-2010, SEC.1.