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Date: 07-13-2024

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State of New Mexico v. Alec Baldwin

Case Number: D-101-CR-202400013

Judge: T. Glenn Ellington

Court: First District Court, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Plaintiff's Attorney: Kari Morrissey and Jason Lewis

Defendant's Attorney: Luke Nikas and Alex Spiro, New York, New York

Description: Santa Fe, New Mexico criminal defense lawyers are representing Defendant, Alex Baldwin, who is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Halyna Hutchinson on the movies set of "Rust" in 2021.

Defendant has or will plead not guilty.

Baldwin has consistently said that the did not know the gun was loaded and that he did not put the trigger on the revolver.

Older model Colt .45 revolvers could be fired if the hammer was hit hard enough as a result of being dropped or otherwise mishandled.

New Mexico Statutes Chapter 30. Criminal Offenses § 30-2-3. Manslaughter
Current as of May 06, 2021 | Updated by FindLaw Staff

Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being without malice.

A. Voluntary manslaughter consists of manslaughter committed upon a sudden quarrel or in the heat of passion.

Whoever commits voluntary manslaughter is guilty of a third degree felony resulting in the death of a human being.

B. Involuntary manslaughter consists of manslaughter committed in the commission of an unlawful act not amounting to felony, or in the commission of a lawful act which might produce death in an unlawful manner or without due caution and circumspection.

Whoever commits involuntary manslaughter is guilty of a fourth degree felony.

Outcome: Dismissed with prejudice.

Plaintiff's Experts: Lucien Haag, Phoenix, Arizona

Defendant's Experts:


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