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Dec. 14, 2016 -- Acting Westchester County District Attorney James A. McCarty announced that Liam Perry (DOB 08/05/93) of 5 Troy Lane, Yonkers, NY was arraigned today on an indictment charging him with:

  • one count of Vehicular Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class “C” Felony,
  • one count of Vehicular Manslaughter in the Second Degree, a class “D” Felony,
  • one count of Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Per Se, an unclassified Misdemeanor

in the death of Pedro Martinez.

On Aug. 11, 2016 at approximately 9:20 p.m., the victim was driving in a 1995 Lincoln Town Car towards Bronxville on Palmer Road in Yonkers. At the same time, the defendant was behind the wheel of a 2005 Toyota Camry traveling in the opposite direction.

When the vehicles reached the intersection of Palmer Road and Sunnybrook Road, the defendant crossed the double yellow line and struck the victim’s car head on.

Perry had to be extracted from his car by the Yonkers Fire Department. Both the victim and the defendant were taken to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx. The victim was later pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the crash.

The defendant’s BAC was .27 percent.  

The defendant pled not guilty to the charges.

Bail was previously set at $25,000 cash or bond. The defendant’s remand continues.

The next court date is Jan. 18, 2017.

The defendant faces a maximum of fifteen years in state prison.

Assistant District Attorney Joseph Servino of the Superior Court Trial Division is prosecuting the case.


Liam Perry

Liam Perry


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