Jim Leyritz, a former Yankees pitcher, was aquitted in his 2007 DUI manslaughter case today. He was instead found guilty on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, which could land him up to 6 months in prison instead of the maximum of 15 years that the manslaughter charge carried, reports MSNBC. The accident in late 2007 occurred when Leyritz, who had been out celebrating his birthday, ran a red light and hit the vehicle being driven by 30-year-old Fredia Ann Veitch, who...Read Full Story
Jim Leyritz is a former major league pitcher. He is awaiting trial on charged of manslaughter charged in Flordia. Jurors have told the judge that they are currently in a deadlock.AP reported the following earlier this month: The passenger in a sports-utility vehicle driven by former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz says he never saw a traffic light turn red before a 2007 crash that killed a woman.Bruce Barger testified Monday that he saw a yellow light, not red, before Leyritz's SUV...Read Full Story
Jim Leyritz is a former major league pitcher. He is awaiting trial on charged of manslaughter charged in Flordia. Find more Jim Leyritz news and information here.