November 22, 2010
Posted: 03:16 PM ET
Ft. Lauderdale, FL - In Session talks to Jim Leyritz moments after a jury of five men and one woman found the former World Series hero guilty of drunk driving, but acquitted him of a more serious charge of DUI manslaughter.
Leyritz, was charged with two counts of vehicular manslaughter while driving under the influence after a car collision in 2007 killed 30-year-old Fredia Veitch.
During the trial, the judge tossed out count one: DUI manslaughter based on impairment. He found insufficient evidence for this charge to go to the jury. However, the judge did decide count two, DUI manslaughter based on Leyritz's blood alcohol content (BAC), would go to the jury.
Stay with In Session for all the latest updates on Jim Leyritz's sentencing!
-Elizabeth Chmurak, In Session Associate Producer
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