Fredia Ann Veitch
A Florida jury has acquitted Jim Leyritz of DUI manslaughter in a 2007 crash that killed a mother of two. He was, however, convicted on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.
The six-person jury resumed discussions Friday afternoon. The panel got the case late Thursday after closing arguments in the 10-day trial.
A defense expert says former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz was not drunk when he was involved in a Florida car crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.
The prosecution rested Wednesday in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz, after a crash reconstruction expert said Leyritz wasn’t speeding before the crash that killed a 30-year-old woman.
Nearly three years after a birthday celebration ended in a woman’s death, testimony begins Monday in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz.