Costs Filed In opposition to Teen Driver of Lamborghini in Deadly Crash
The Los Angeles County District Attorneys workplace filed prices on Wednesday in opposition to the 17-year-old son of Beverly Hills millionaire entrepreneur James Khuri, practically two months after the teenager allegedly drove his Lamborghini right into a automotive pushed by Monique Munoz, 32.
Munoz died on the scene of the February 17 crash, when the teenager’s $200,000-plus SUV crushed her silver Lexus as she made a left flip on the nook of Olympic Boulevard and Overland Avenue shortly after 5 p.m. She had been driving house from her new job as a receptionist at a UCLA clinic.
The teenager was “absentee booked” for vehicular murder on February 23 whereas he was within the hospital being handled for his personal accidents, however was not formally charged with a criminal offense—and it took the Los Angeles Police Division virtually a month to launch even that data.
Since Munoz’s loss of life, her household has held a number of rallies to boost consciousness of the incident and to strain the DA’s workplace to take motion. Regardless of submitting prices, the DA can’t launch the fees till the motive force is arraigned on April 23 in Inglewood juvenile court docket.
“It introduced me to tears, as a result of it’s like we’ve been combating for therefore lengthy,” Munoz’s mom, Carol Cardona, informed CBS Los Angeles. “I don’t perceive as a mom when your baby is killed why it’s a must to combat so exhausting to get prices filed and even sufficient consideration.”
Khuri, stated final month that his son had suffered mind injury and will barely stroll after his launch from the intensive care unit. He provided an apology on Instagram final month, writing, “I’m conscious that the time it has taken me to speak this has prompted additional ache for everybody affected. Understanding that this may by no means do justice for the household of Monique Munoz, I need to apologize to the Munoz household for the tragic lack of their daughter.”
Cardona, who feels the teenager has loved particular remedy resulting from his household’s wealth and connections, was not moved.
“I’ve seen the interview of the daddy attempting to apologize and provides me his sympathy, however no, that’s too faux,” she informed L.A. Taco in March. “He has but to say something to me, to us. If he had been actually sorry, he would have reached out when all of it occurred.”
“We’re gonna maintain persevering with to be her voice till justice is lastly, lastly served,” Cardona informed CBS.