Where: Palm Bay, Florida
When: After midnight on Sept 21, 2007
The Victim: Ravin Billington
The Defendant: Jennifer Carty
Jennifer Carty is charged with DUI manslaughter in the death of her friend Ravin Billington. Just a little while after midnight on 9-27-07 there was a roll-over accident that left one dead and another injured. The police claim that Jennifer Carty was driving when she lost control of her car and crashed into a ditch. Investigators claim that both women were intoxicated at the time of the incident and further say that Carty was driving the car. The defense states that they can’t prove that Carty was the driver of the vehicle. As aforementioned, Carty is charged with DUI manslaughter and if convicted, she faces up to 15 years in prison.
After an hour and 15 minutes of deliberation, Jennifer Carty was found not guilty of DUI manslaughter.