Jose Escobar

Jose Escobar, inside courtroom at Riverhead Criminal Court where he was sentenced to 4 to 12 years by Judge John Toomey on July 23, 2013 for the crash that killed his 10-month-old daughter in a DWI crash in Brentwood on July. 19, 2012. An interpreter stands next to him. (credit: James Carbone/Newsday Pool)

L.I. Drunk Driver Sentenced For Crash That Killed His Daughter

Jose Escobar, 30, was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for crashing into a Brentwood 7-Eleven store last year. His 10-month-old daughter’s car seat was thrown from the car in the collision. Helen was on life support for less than a week before succumbing to her injuries.


Jose Escobar in court - Riverhead, NY - Aug 1, 2012 (credit: Newsday / Pool)

DA: 10-Month-Old In L.I. DWI Crash Dies; Dad Faces New Charges

Jose Escobar never looked up once as he sat in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on Wednesday. He faces up to 25 years in prison.