New Jersey Statutes Title 2C. The New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice 2C § 11-2

Criminal homicide.

a. A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he purposely, knowingly, recklessly or, under the circumstances set forth in N.J.S.2C:11-5 or section 1 of P.L.2017, c. 165 ( C.2C:11-5.3 ), causes the death of another human being.

b. Criminal homicide is murder, manslaughter or death by auto or vessel.

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