LA DA George Gascon really f'ed up this time. He released an alleged DUI killer of a mom and her daughter after running a red light and killing them a few days ago.
According to investigators, 26-year-old Brittany Lopez was driving without a license when she allegedly sped past a red light and collided with two vehicles: the Alvarezs’ Chevy Camaro and one other car. Alvarez and her daughter died later that day after they were transported to the hospital. Lopez and the driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries. Investigators also believe that Lopez was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time of the crash, but are waiting for toxicology reports to confirm. Even without the toxicology reports, investigators arrested Lopez for vehicular manslaughter shortly after she was treated for her injuries.
However, she was released from jail after the district attorney’s office refused to file charges, claiming that a further investigation was needed. The office has not responded to CBSLA’s request for more information on why it did not press charges. Upset with Lopez’s release, Zuniga claimed that District Attorney George Gascón was acting more like a criminal defense attorney rather than a public servant.
The family has started a GoFundMe page. Give what you can. John & Ken talked to Juan Zuniga, boyfriend of the murdered woman. This is as bad as it gets.
Thanks to George Gascon, DUI killers are back out on the street almost instantly.