Mississippi Code Annotated (M.C.A.)

Title 97.  Crimes

Chapter 003.  Crimes Against the Person

§ 97-3-31. Homicide; killing unnecessarily, while resisting effort of slain to commit felony or do unlawful act.

Every person who shall unnecessarily kill another, either while resisting an attempt by such other person to commit any felony, or to do any unlawful act, or after such attempt shall have failed, shall be guilty of manslaughter.