The statute for Criminal Homicide is contained in section 19.01 of the Texas Penal Code. Under Texas law a person commits criminal homicide if he "intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly, or with criminal negligence causes the death of an individual."
Criminal Homicide includes Murder, Capitol Murder, Manslaughter, or Criminally Negligent Homicide. I do not have to tell you that if you are charged with any type of Criminal Homicide you need competent legal representation fast. I have tried many homicide cases achieving acquittals for clients charged with Murder and Capitol Murder. Call me today and let my experience work for you!