Alaska Statutes.
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 41. Offenses Against the Person
Section 140. Definition.
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AS 11.41.140. Definition.

In AS 11.41.100 - 11.41.140 "person", when referring to the victim of a crime, means a human being who has been born and was alive at the time of the criminal act. A person is "alive" if there is spontaneous respiratory or cardiac function or, when respiratory and cardiac functions are maintained by artificial means, there is spontaneous brain function.

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