Former bachelor star, Chris Soules, was arrested after driving under the influence DUI that killed a man, Kenneth Mosher, and then fled the scene. The deadly incident occurred around 8:20 p.m. April 24th in Aurora, Iowa, when Soules rear-ended a John Deere tractor while driving a pickup truck sending both cars air-born into a ditch.
Soules has a history of arrests and prior DUIs, suggesting that this actor may struggle with substance abuse. Here is a video of his first court appearance:
Reports say that Soules faces up to five (5) years in prison. In Connecticut, under CGS § 53a-56b, you will be convicted of Manslaughter in the Second Degree with a Motor Vehicle if a jury finds that you:
- (1) Operated a motor vehicle;
- (2) While under the influence or DUI; AND
- (3) Which foreseeably caused the death of another.
Manslaughter in the second degree with a motor vehicle is a class C felony. If convicted, you face:
- 1-10 years in prison;
- License suspension for 1 years; AND
- Installation of an IID device for 2 years following suspension.
Other related crimes:
- Manslaughter in the first degree (CGS § 53a-55)
- Misconduct with a Motor Vehicle (CGS § 53a-57)
Negligent Homicide with a Motor Vehicle (CGS § 14-222a)