Involuntary manslaughter Law and Legal Definition

Involuntary manslaughter means unintentional manslaughter. If a person commits the crime of manslaughter without any malice or intention is charged with involuntary manslaughter. It may be committed with criminal negligence or during the commission of a crime not included within the felony-murder rule. It is also called manslaughter in the second degree. All manslaughters that does not come under voluntary manslaughter are involuntary manslaughters.