Manslaughter is killing committed in the absence of malice, brought about by reasonable provocation or involuntary manslaughter where it is recognized, is a killing that lacks all but the most attenuated guilty intent, recklessness.
Most societies consider murder to be an extremely serious crime, and thus that a person convicted of murder should receive harsh punishments for the purposes of retribution and rehabilitation.
In most countries, a person convicted of murder generally faces a long term prison sentence, possibly a life sentence and in a few, the death penalty may be imposed.
With brings us to the news for today when a man beheaded his colleague in Auchi, Edo state, after he informed him that his elder brother living in South Africa had sent him the sum of N13 million to complete his housing project in Nigeria.
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