Wellesley girl sentenced to 6 months in jail for 2018 crash that killed Needham teenagers


“The conviction additionally comes with a compulsory license lack of 15 years to life in jail.”

Needham Excessive Faculty juniors Talia Newfield (left) and Adrienne Garrido (proper). Fb

A 56-year-old Wellesley girl was sentenced to 6 months in jail for hanging a Needham teenager together with her automotive in February 2018, Norfolk District Lawyer Michael W. Morrissey stated in an announcement.

Final month, Dania Antoine-Guiteau was sentenced by a Norfolk Superior Courtroom jury for motorized vehicle manslaughter, however acquitted of manslaughter, within the Needham accident who took the lifetime of talia newfield16, and Adrienne Garrido17.

“Deputy District Attorneys Adam Lally and Sean Riley have requested Decide Beverly Cannone to impose a 2 1/2-year sentence with 2 years of service and the rest suspended for 3 years of probation supervision,” Morrissey stated.

“The decide gave 2 1/2 with 6 months of service and the remainder suspended for 2 years,” the district lawyer continued. “The one situation of that probation is that Dania Antoine Guiteau doesn’t drive. The conviction additionally comes with a compulsory license lack of 15 years to life in jail.”

The utmost time period of confinement for the motorized vehicle manslaughter cost, if the motive force will not be inebriated or medicine, is 2 1/2 years, Morrissey famous.

On February 10, 2018, the 2 Needham Excessive Faculty college students, Newfield and Garrido, have been strolling throughout a crosswalk on Webster Road once they have been struck by two totally different drivers, in keeping with authorities. Robert Berry of Needham, who was recognized by authorities as the motive force of the preliminary automotive concerned, will stand trial on February 28, 2023.

Prosecutors have alleged that Berry first struck the 2 teenagers on the crosswalk after which Antoine-Guiteau swerved round his automotive and struck Newfield.

Earlier than the decide sentenced Antoine-Guiteau, Newfield’s mother and father made a joint affect assertion, in keeping with the district lawyer.

“I thank the Needham Police Division and the Massachusetts State Police for his or her thorough investigation, and Assistant District Attorneys Lally and Riley for his or her work on this trial,” Morrissey stated. “However my ideas are primarily with the Newfield household, who’ve proven nice endurance and resolve in seeing this via, and the Garrido household for his or her horrible loss.”

Antoine-Guiteau is because of begin serving his sentence on January 3.

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