What is Negligent Homicide in Arizona, A.R. S. 13-1102?
A fourth type of homicide in Arizona is A.R.S. 13-1102, negligent homicide and is committed when criminal negligence by that person causes the death of another including an unborn child in the womb at any stage of its development.Common charges of negligent homicide occur when a person is operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, and is involved in a traffic accident which kills someone. The criminal negligence is the consumption of alcohol prior to driving, when it is reasonable to believe that the consumption of alcohol may affect the driver's ability to properly operate the vehicle.Brian Di Pietro is a tough, experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney who has represented many clients charged with negligent homicide. When considering an Arizona criminal defense lawyer, you can count on Brian Di Pietro Law PLLC, for the experience you seek in a tough, aggressive criminal defense attorney.
Penalties to Negligent Homicide in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1102:
Negligent homicide pursuant to A.R.S. 13-1102, is a class 4 felony.
Defenses to Negligent Homicide in Arizona, A.R.S. 13-1102:
Should someone be charged with the offense of negligent homicide, a violation of A.R.S. 13-1102 in Arizona, there may be the possibility of several defenses available depending on the circumstances. A few of those defenses may be:1. Lack of criminal negligence2. Ordinary negligence3. Mere presence4. Insufficiency of state's evidence5. Mistaken identity
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