Involuntary manslaughter

Dava Alizabeth-Ann Steen

Concord Woman Pleads No Contest In Boyfriend Suffocation Death

A Concord woman arrested last month for allegedly suffocating her boyfriend to death was sentenced to four years of probation and six months in jail Wednesday morning after pleading no contest to involuntary manslaughter in Contra Costa County Superior Court.


Police at the scene of a 2008 fatal incident at Digital Pre-Press International in San Francisco (CBS)

Trial Ordered In Pregnant SF Worker’s Crushing Death

The owner and manager of a San Francisco printing company were ordered to stand trial Tuesday on charges in connection with the death of a pregnant worker who was crushed by a machine on the job in 2008, prosecutors said Wednesday.


Firefighters on the scene of an apartment fire in Fairfield that killed four children on April 28, 2010. (CBS)

Fairfield Mom Guilty Of Manslaughter In Children’s Fire Deaths

Shetarra James of Fairfield was found guilty on four counts of involuntary manslaughter and four counts of felony child endangerment in the fire deaths of her three young children and niece.


Dr. Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson's physician, sits in L.A. County Superior Court during his trial. (Pool photo)

Michael Jackson’s Doctor Convicted By SoCal Jury In His 2009 Drug Death

A jury has convicted Michael Jackson’s doctor of involuntary manslaughter in the singer’s 2009 drug death. The jury reached its verdict Monday after deliberating less than nine hours.



14-Year-Old Sentenced In Death Of Oakland Shop Owner

A judge ordered that a 14-year-old Oakland high school student be placed in a group home for at least a year Friday for causing the death of a store owner in a violent confrontation over two bottles of vodka in May.



14-Year-Old Convicted Of Manslaughter In Oakland Shopkeeper’s Death

A 14-year-old Oakland high school student has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and robbery for allegedly causing the death of a store owner in a violent confrontation over two bottles of vodka.



East Bay Man Gets 9 Years For Baby Daughter’s Death

A man from unincorporated Hayward was sentenced on Thursday to nine years in state prison for his involvement in the death of his baby daughter last year.

CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011


East Bay Man Pleads Guilty In Shaking Death Of Daughter

A man from unincorporated Hayward has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and assault for the death of his 4-month-old daughter last year.

CBS San Francisco–01/07/2011

Mehserle, left, appears at the East Fork Justice Courtin

Mehserle Seeking Release On Bail Pending Appeal

A hearing is scheduled for Dec. 3 on former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle’s bid to be released on bail while he appeals his involuntary manslaughter conviction.

CBS San Francisco–11/16/2010


San Francisco Printing Firm Execs Plead Not Guilty In Pregnant Worker’s Death

The owner and the manager of a San Francisco printing company where a pregnant employee was killed in a machine accident in 2008 pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges in court Friday.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010