Examples from the Web for manslaughter
After four years, two trials, an adoption, and multiple jury scandals, polo mogul John Goodman was found guilty of manslaughter.Money, Murder, and Adoption: The Wild Trial of the Polo King|Jacqui Goddard|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mitchell was convicted of manslaughter, and sentenced to 10 to 20 years.
Her doctor, Raslan Fadl, and father, Mohamed al-bates, from a nearby village, were in court charged with manslaughter.
Selling drugs in cahoots with a childhood friend, a disagreement led to manslaughter by gunshot.If Gun Violence Is A Disease, These People Might Just Be The Cure|Moral Courage|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He pled guilty to manslaughter charges and received a two-and-a-half-year sentence.Costa Concordia Captain: I’m A Scapegoat For Carnival Cruise Lines|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And a jolly good thing I did see it, or you might have been had up for manslaughter.'Chatterbox, 1906|Various
An Old Bailey jury let the rasher, but grief-stricken man, lightly off under a verdict of "Manslaughter."Their Majesties' Servants (Volume 2 of 3)|John Doran
However, some years later he returned to England and was tried, but the jury gave a verdict of "Manslaughter" against him.Cornish Characters|S. Baring-Gould
We shall all be sent to the castle, and perhaps transported for manslaughter.The English Spy|Bernard Blackmantle
Brothers slay each other for the sake of gain, and no one spares his father or mother in that manslaughter and adultery.The Younger Edda|Snorre
British Dictionary definitions for manslaughter
Culture definitions for manslaughter
The unlawful killing of a person, without malice or premeditation. Involuntary manslaughter is accidental, such as running into someone with a car. Voluntary manslaughter is committed in the “heat of passion,” as in a spontaneous fight in which one person is killed by a strong blow. Manslaughter is usually considered less serious than murder. Both murder and manslaughter are types of homicide.