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Monday, 3 November 2014

Father-to-be who ran over and killed his pregnant fiancée after getting drunk is jailed

A father-to-be who accidentally ran over and killed his pregnant fiancée outside their baby shower just three weeks before the child was due has been jailed.
Both the unborn baby girl and Jessica Fenner, 22, died following the crash in Morden, Surrey, earlier this year.
Croydon Crown Court heard Daniel Dutfield, 24, who had passed his driving test just a year before, was nearly three times over the legal driving limit when he hit his pregnant partner on July 5 in his turbocharged 1.8l Ford Focus, which had been lowered and a 'racing style' clutch fitted.
Dutfield, 24, was nearly three times over the limit when he hit his pregnant partner on July 5 this year
Dutfield, 24, was nearly three times over the limit when he hit his pregnant partner on July 5 this year.
Mark Paltenghi, prosecuting, told the court: 'To celebrate the coming of their baby a baby shower and barbecue was held at the defendant's mother's home.
'The defendant said he had drunk about six or seven pints of strong lager. He says he wasn't a drinker and felt drunk after two pints.

Culled from DailyMail UK........

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