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‘His decapitated body smashed through the car windshield into the passenger seat, ‘ but Esteysi Sanchez, drunk, kept driving for a MILE with the dead pedestrian wedged in her windshield – she gets 15 years to life in prison

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Drunk woman who kept driving for a mile with a dead pedestrian wedged in her windshield and his severed leg on her trunk after a night of bar hopping bags long sentence
Esteysi Izazaga Sanchez was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years to life in prison by a court in Vista, California 
Sanchez, 31, was convicted in April of second-degree murder and other charges after she was found guilty in April of killing Jack Tenhulzen when she struck him with her car, June 26, 2016 on a sidewalk in Oceanside, California
69-year-old Tenhulzen was knocked out of his pants and shoes and one foot was severed, but a highly intoxicated Sanchez drove a mile with Tenhulzen’s body lodged in windshield
She then walked away from car and into her house with his body still there 
Unlicensed driver   “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  
Her blood alcohol was double the legal limit
Jury found Sanchez guilty of murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and hit and run with death or permanent serious injury

She sobbed in court and apologized for the death.
‘Jack Tenhulzen, my uncle, the man that you murdered, was loved,’ said the victim’s niece, Lisa Francisco, who spoke in court.
‘He wasn’t a faceless person. I loved my Uncle Jack.’
Sanchez began sobbing uncontrollably, prompting the judge to call a lengthy recess.
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She doubled over as Francisco addressed her in court.
Police say Sanchez smashed into Tenhulzen on the sidewalk after drinking all night.
Her speed sent him flying through the windshield with such force that his head was resting on the passenger seat.
Tenhulzen’s leg also detached from his body and flew through the back window, landing on the trunk of the car.

Esteysi Sanchez1Witnesses told Fox 5 San Diego Sanchez got out of the car screaming when she arrived back in the cul-de-sac where she lived.

According to Fox 5 San Diego Sanchez then walked around the corner and entered her home.
Edgar Esparza left his house and saw the car with the body still on the windshield.
The teenager then asked Sanchez what had happened, but she said everything was fine.
He added that her clothes suggested she had been on a night out.
When paramedics arrived, they pronounced Tenhulzen dead at the scene.
Tenhulzen is believed to have been walking to a soup kitchen when he was knocked down.

 

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