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Feb. 28, 2017 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino Jr., announced today that Liam Perry (DOB 08/05/93) of 5 Troy Lane, Yonkers, NY pled guilty before

Judge Anne Minihan to:

  • 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,
  • one count of Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified Misdemeanor,
  • two counts of Driving on Roadway Laned For Traffic, Violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law

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’s remand continues.

He will be sentenced on April 4, 2017.

The defendant faces a minimum of one to three years to a maximum of five to 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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