IN IJA 3.1000. Reckless Homicide.


State: Jury Instruction Number:

Indiana Judges Association (IJA) (2017)

CHAPTER 3 OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON

Instruction No. 3.1000. Reckless Homicide.


I.C. 35-42-1-5.


The crime of reckless homicide is defined by law as follows:

A person who recklessly kills another human being commits reckless homicide, a Level 5 felony.

Before you may convict the Defendant, the State must have proved each of the following beyond a reasonable doubt:

1. The Defendant

2. recklessly

3. killed

4. [name].

If the State failed to prove each of these elements beyond a reasonable doubt, 
you must find the defendant not guilty of reckless homicide, a Level 5 felony, charged in count ____________.