California court, finds woman who drove a mile, drunk with a man stuck in her windshield, guilty of murder
Esteysi Izazaga Sanchez, 31, was found guilty Friday of killing Jack Tenhulzen when she struck him with her car, June 26, 2016 on a sidewalk in Oceanside, California
“Stacy” Sanchez, who went on an all-night drinking bender before she got behind the wheel car of claimed she did not know the dangers of drinking and driving
She was unlicensed, her blood alcohol was double legal limit
Jury found Sanchez guilty of murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and hit and run with death or permanent serious injury
She faces up to 15 years in prison, sentencing is set for May 31
Unlicenced 31-year-old California driver, Esteysi Izazaga Sanchez, [photo], was found guilty – convicted of murder in the gruesome, depraved DUI Hit-and-Run Case
A California woman who reportedly drove nearly a mile drunk with a homeless man stuck in her windshield was convicted of murder.
Esteysi “Stacy” Sanchez is on trial for the brutal death of a transient in Oceanside on July Sanchez, 31, was found guilty Friday of killing Jack Tenhulzen when she struck him with her car on June 27 2016 on an Oceanside sidewalk.
Prosecutors said Jack Ray Tenhulzen was walking along the 4000 block of Mission Avenue about 6:30 a.m. on Monday, June 26 when Sanchez hit him
Guilty of murder: Esteysi Sanchez, DUI suspect who drove a mile with a man she hit lodged in the windshield, holds her head in court after she was found guilty of murder on Friday
DUI suspect Sanchez [photo], was an unlicensed driver, her blood alcohol was double legal limit and she claimed she was unaware of the dangers posed by drinking and driving
69-year-old Tenhulzen, a transient who was walking on the sidewalk of Mission Avenue in Oceanside was struck with such force, the impact stripped him of his clothes and severed his leg. The appendage flew through the back window and landed on the trunk of the car, police said.
Sanchez continued driving with the man she hit lodged in her windshield. The rest of his body was sent flying through the windshield, where he remained lodged as she drove for about a mile before she parked and left the scene, police said.
Fleeing the scene: Sanchez walked into her home changed clothes and did not call emergency hotline to report death or injury, o July 27, 2016
The hit-and-run victim,Jack Tenhulzen, was abandoned by Sanchez, bleeding to death, stuck in the windshield
Drunk California driver, Esteysi Sanchez, after an all night binge ran over homeless man and dragged the mangled body for a mile on her wind shield
Sanchez subsequently abandoned the car on the street near her home. before walking into her house and changing her clothes, like nothing happened. Jack Tenhulzen bled to death inside Sanchez’s abandoned car.
Two hours after the crash, the suspect had blood-alcohol levels of between .18 and .19 percent, more than twice the legal limit of .08. She admitted to the police that she had been drinking o the night.
Deputy District Attorney Aimee McLeod called Sanchez “a great danger to the public.’
The jury deliberated for a day before finding Sanchez guilty of murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and hit and run with death or permanent serious injury.
Sanchez faces up to 15 years in prison. She is set to be sentenced May 31.