Suspect in fatal Darien DWI nears plea deal

The defense lawyer for a Stamford woman accused of striking and killing two people in a drunken driving accident says they are one step closer to a plea deal. Police say Candace Blanks hit and killed

News 12 Staff

Feb 29, 2012, 12:34 AM

Updated 4,432 days ago

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Suspect in fatal Darien DWI nears plea deal
The defense lawyer for a Stamford woman accused of striking and killing two people in a drunken driving accident says they are one step closer to a plea deal.
Police say Candace Blanks hit and killed 22-year-old Lucas Silva and 19-year-old Felipe Chaga in October of 2010 while they were changing a tire on I-95 near exit 11.
Officers say Blanks kept driving until finally stopping at the next exit.
Blanks' attorney says the woman won't plead guilty or not guilty, but instead offer a settlement and then ask the judge for a sentence in the case.
The plea agreement is expected to be presented to the court March 22, which will be followed by sentencing.
Stamford woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run


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