Violent Crimes such as Voluntary Manslaughter of an unborn child is essentially a murder charge asserting that an unborn child was killed as a result of the defendant acting under the heat of passion when the killing occurred. Possession of a weapon at school In order to be found guilty of this violent crime, the government must prove the following criminal elements beyond a reasonable doubt:
First that an unborn child was killed as a result of the defendant’s intentional act or acts (i.e. a punch or kick to the mother’s womb etc.) Second that the accused was not legally justified to kill the unborn child (the accused was not a doctor performing a legal abortion). And finally, at the time of the killing the defendant was acting under a sudden and intense passion resulting from serious provocation by the mother of the unborn child whom the defendant wanted to kill, but in the course of killing the mom he accidentally causes the death of the unborn child; or another person whom the defendant wants to kill, but he accidentally causes the death of the unborn child.
Violent Crimes such as Voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child can be found in section 2605 of the Pennsylvania Crimes Code under Title 18. Voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child is graded as a felony of the first degree and therefore punishable by a maximum of 20 years in prison. Assault crimes An accused or an individual being investigated for committing this crime should contact an experienced Chester County Murder attorney immediately. Crimes such as this are extremely serious and a conviction calls for an almost certain state prison sentence. Make sure to contact an attorney who can skillfully navigate the various defenses that may exist for this crime. Call the Law Offices of Kelly & Conte today.