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Oklahoma Jury Instruction for Heat of Passion Manslaughter in Oklahoma Criminal Law

OUJI-CR 4-102-MANSLAUGHTER IN THE FIRST DEGREE BY RESISTING CRIMINAL ATTEMPT - 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, perpetrated unnecessarily (while resisting an attempt by the deceased to commit a crime)/(after an attempt by the deceased to commit a crime had failed);

Third, perpetrated by the defendant(s)

See OUJI-CR-4-102

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