A thirty-year-old Minnesota girl who allegedly tried to take the blame for a fatal crash caused by her methamphetamine-intoxicated twin sister will now have justice on her side to answer to more than fifteen charges.
“I hit an Amish van and killed two people […] “I made Sarah join me there and take responsibility so I don't go to jail,” text messages from Samantha Peterson, 35, revealed after the fatal collision last September, CBS News reported Thursday.
The plan included the trentenaire, which was sent to the prison after causing a fatal accident in a condominium with faculties afflicted by methamphetamine, which was sold by 37 accusations against this month, after a similar report. Several months.
The collision between the Amish carriage and the vehicle, which occurred last September, resulted in the death of two children, ages 7 and 11, while two other children, ages 9 and 13, were taken to the hospital with serious injuries, according to American media.
The fact that the sisters are identical twins could have added “a lot of complexity,” Fillmore County Sheriff John DeGeorge DeGeorge said at a news conference Thursday afternoon, CBS News reported.
Al-Sharif continued: “Contradictions began to appear in the sisters’ stories and in the evidence discovered by the police,” noting that investigators were able to separate fact from fiction, thanks to a series of search warrants, interviews, and data analysis. “, referring to Samantha Peterson.
American media continued that earlier this week, 21 charges were brought against the woman, including criminal vehicular homicide, driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to provide proof of insurance, reckless driving and excessive speed.
But for trying to cover up the crime, his sister Sarah will not be outdone: On Wednesday, she was reportedly charged with 16 crimes, including criminal vehicular homicide, criminal vehicular operation and assisting an offender.
Both women could face several years behind bars, especially since they have criminal histories, Samantha Peterson for driving while under the influence, and Sarah Peterson for conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, according to CBS News.