Showing posts from October 31, 2010

The charge is murder... The verdict is guilty

The defendant, Linda Guerro, has hereby been charged with 1 count murder and 2 counts attempted murder. On October 23rd, 2010, the defendant knowingly and willfully ran a stop sign near the intersection of southbound Manchaca @ Slaughter, striking Saphira and her two passengers. The defendant then continued driving, leaving the scene of the accident (she was subsequently stopped by onlookers). Saphira, Chaotic and PeaceRev were all taken from the scene; Saphira to her chosen doctor and her two passengers to South Austin Medical Center. While Chaotic and PeaceRev were treated for moderate to severe injuries and released the next day, Saphira suffered extensive injuries and later died as a result of those injuries on November 3rd, 2010. Linda Guerro entered her plea as "Not Guilty" when charged with three counts of attempted murder on October 27th, 2010. When the charges were amended on November 3rd,2010 to one count murder and two counts attempted murder, she changed her plea…