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EPA woman pleads not guilty in DUI fatality

Crash in June 2011 killed 22-year-old Lorina Veamatahau

An East Palo Alto woman accused of killing another woman in a drunken driving crash last year has pleaded not guilty to second degree murder, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Wednesday, May 16.

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Posted by Raymond Lucas
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 17, 2012 at 11:39 am

There should be no leniency. Clearly a criminal act.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of East Palo Alto
on May 17, 2012 at 5:19 pm

Raymond, I agree. I understand when a young person makes a horrific mistake. This was well beyond that. It was despicable behavior that endangered many & resulted in a gruesomely heartbreaking death. On a pettier note, driving is a privilege, not a right & that knowledge did nothing to stop her.


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Posted by twiin
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 31, 2012 at 4:32 pm

She deserve to suffer the way our families suffer she had a chance to stop but refused to, she took away my little sister an broke so many hearts all over the world she deserve LIFE TO MAN SLATER!!!!


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