Ky. Rev. Stat. § 507.030

Current through 2020 Ky. Acts ch. 128
Section 507.030 - Manslaughter in the first degree
(1) A person is guilty of manslaughter in the first degree when:
(a) With intent to cause serious physical injury to another person, he causes the death of such person or of a third person;
(b) With intent to cause the death of another person, he causes the death of such person or of a third person under circumstances which do not constitute murder because he acts under the influence of extreme emotional disturbance, as defined in subsection (1)(a) of KRS 507.020; or
(c) Through circumstances not otherwise constituting the offense of murder, he or she intentionally abuses another person or knowingly permits another person of whom he or she has actual custody to be abused and thereby causes death to a person twelve (12) years of age or less, or who is physically helpless or mentally helpless.
(2) Manslaughter in the first degree is a Class B felony.

KRS 507.030

Amended by 2015 Ky. Acts ch. 64,§ 2, eff. 6/22/2015.
Effective:January 1, 1975
Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 406, sec. 62, effectiveJanuary 1, 1975.