FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The probation-only sentence for a North Texas teen who was drunk when he lost control of his pickup truck and killed four pedestrians has left the families of the dead outraged and prosecutors disappointed.
A juvenile court judge sentenced the 16-year-old boy in Fort Worth on Tuesday to 10 years of probation after he confessed to intoxication manslaughter in the June 15 crash on a dark rural road near Fort Worth. Killed were Brian Jennings, 43-year-old Burleson youth minister; Breanna Mitchell of Lillian, 24; Shelby Boyles, 21, and her 52-year-old mother, Hollie Boyles, who lived near the crash site.
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