- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 3, 2014

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) - A drunken driver who struck and killed two teenage cousins on a southern New Jersey roadway two years ago has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter charges.

Cape May County prosecutors say 33-year-old Joshua Malmgren of Middle Township is expected to receive two nine-year state prison terms when he’s sentenced Dec. 5. The terms will be served consecutively, and he will have to serve more than 15 years before he becomes eligible for parole.

Prosecutors say Malmgren was driving drunk and texting in July 2012 when his sport utility vehicle hit 15-year-old Nioami Lazicki and 13-year-old Ashley Dauber of Philadelphia on a Middle Township road.

Missteps, selective coverage drive Trump supporters into full revolt against press
'I was wrong': James Comey admits 'real sloppiness' in Russia probe
Schumer demands witness testimony at Trump impeachment despite opposing them at Clinton's

Lazicki’s 14-year-old sister was walking with them but was able to get out of the way of the vehicle.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide