When you are charged with murder or involuntary manslaughter, the outcome of the case can be life changing. Homicide cases are the most serious types of cases in Missouri because of the severity of penalties. In the State of Missouri there are different charges and level of severity when a victim is killed. It depends on multiple factors such as the defendant’s mental state and other mitigating factors. The following are the possible murder charges:

Murder in the 1st Degree

Murder in the 2nd Degree

Voluntary Manslaughter

Involuntary Manslaughter 1st Degree

Involuntary Manslaughter 2nd Degree

You want to consult with an attorney as soon as possible if you were recently charged with this offense. The attorneys at Miller & Hine are dedicated to provide the best possible defense to our clients, no matter what the charges against them may be. Your freedom and future are at stake. Call us today for a free consultation.