VANCEBURG — A Lewis County man was discovered responsible of prices of homicide, two counts of first-degree assault and working a automobile whereas inebriated and/or medicine.
In accordance with stories, on Could 18, 2020, round 4 p.m., David Younger who was 39 on the time, was driving down AA Freeway on a wet day whereas inebriated and or medicine.
Younger was concerned in a collision that killed one girl, Jessica Tumlin, 25, and injured three others together with two minors.
On the time investigators mentioned it was because of each the moist roads because the automobile Younger was driving reportedly hydroplaned and crossed the middle lane and Younger being beneath the affect of drugs.
In accordance with stories Tumlin died of her accidents at Meadowview Regional Medical Middle whereas the 2 minors using together with her had been transferred to UK hospital with a number of accidents.
Following the collision, Lewis County Grand Jury indicted Younger on prices of homicide, two counts of first-degree assault and working whereas inebriated and/or medicine.
Court docket paperwork state homicide is a capital offense which Younger dedicated by wantonly participating in conduct that creates a grave danger of dying to a different individual and resulted within the dying of Tumlin.
Paperwork additional acknowledged in regard to the 2 prices of first-degree assault that Younger engaged in conduct that created a grave danger of dying and resulted in severe bodily damage to 2 minor kids.
The doc additionally states Younger was driving beneath influences that impaired his driving capacity, with aggravating circumstances.
Now three years later Younger was discovered responsible of all prices, he’s at present incarcerated at Rowan County Detention Middle awaiting sentencing which is about for Sept. 1, 2023.