§ 2501. Criminal Homicide

(a) Offense defined.– A person is guilty of criminal homicide if he intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or negligently causes the death of another human being.
(b) Classification.–Criminal homicide shall be classified as murder, voluntary manslaughter, or involuntary manslaughter.

1972, Dec. 6, P.L. 1482, No. 334, § 1, effective June 6, 1973.