Monday, February 14, 2011

Mother's not guilty plea to DUI, manslaughter murder in crash killing daughter, entered in California court today

A California lady accused of DUI and murder in a drunk driving crash which killed her 9-year-old daughter, Chloe Honeycutt, pleaded not guilty today.

Karen Faye Honeycutt was also hurt 1/26/11 but surved and now faces second-degree murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and two other DUI-related felonies.

Honeycutt had 3 California DUI convictions and one felony DUI conviction from the 1990s in San Diego County, attorneys are told.

She was allegedly speeding in a Jeep Grand Cherokee on Vail Ranch Parkway in Temecula when it struck a concrete light pole and a tree, lawyers hear. 2 persons were thrown from the SUV. pleads not guilty to murder in fatal crash

California Criminal Defense attorney Leah Kisner explained this case is not as "cut and dry" as it may appear.