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Oklahoma Jury Instruction for Misdemeanor Manslaughter in Oklahoma Criminal Law

OUJI-CR 4-94 MANSLAUGHTER IN THE FIRST DEGREE BY MISDEMEANOR-MANSLAUGHTER - ELEMENTS

No person may be convicted of manslaughter in the first degree unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:

First, the death of a human;

Second, occurring as a direct result of an act or event which happened in the commission of a misdemeanor;

Third, caused by [the defendant(s)]/[a person engaged with the defendant(s)] while in the commission of the misdemeanor;

Fourth, the elements of the [Specify Underlying Misdemeanor] defendant(s) is/are alleged to have been in the commission of are as follows:

[Give Elements of Underlying Misdemeanor]

See OUJI-CR-4-94

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