- Associated Press - Friday, July 25, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A Charlotte man has pleaded guilty to charges in a wreck that killed two men last year.

The Charlotte Observer reported (https://bit.ly/1lD7f9u) that 21-year-old Billy Neal pleaded guilty Thursday to felony death by motor vehicle and felony hit and run.

The wreck May 27, 2013, in Charlotte killed 45-year-old Jose Aguilar and his brother, 34-year-old Hugo Rene Duarte Aguilar.

Prosecutors dropped charges of second-degree murder and reckless driving as part of a plea agreement.

Prosecutors said Neal had used marijuana and taken up to 10 prescription tablets an hour before the fatal wreck.

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Information from: The Charlotte Observer, https://www.charlotteobserver.com


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