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    Update: MN School Bus Crash

    http://www.startribune.com/local/286...7PQLanchO7DiUr

    Olga Marina Franco Del Cid lied about her identity as an illegal and was convicted of killing 4 students (24 charges of criminal vehicular homicide) when she failed to stop at a stop sign and drove her car into a school bus. Olga had no driver's license nor did she have insurance. It took the INS a week to find out who she was because she continually lied about her identity. Community feelings were so strong that she had a change of venue for the trial.

    The story states a judge may order a new trial or aquittal. All I can say is that if she's aquitted, there's going to be a strong backlash.
    Last edited by Trino; 09-19-2008 at 08:09 PM.

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    This is an update to an update.

    http://kstp.com/article/stories/S590817.shtml?cat=1

    She was NOT acquitted, and her request for a new trial was denied. Sentencing is 8 Oct.



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