Sunday, December 5, 2010

UPDATE: Manslaughter suspect ordered held without bond

An illegal immigrant charged with manslaughter in connection with a weekend crash in Ashland was ordered held without bond after a hearing this morning in Hanover General District Court.

Feliciano Aguas-Suarez spoke in Spanish through an interpreter in a video appearance from the Pamunkey Regional Jail. A lawyer was appointed for Aguas-Suarez after he said he could not afford counsel.

Hanover County Commonwealth's Attorney Trip Chalkley, in arguing that no bond be set, told General District Judge Peter L. Trible that Aguas-Suarez, 29, has used at least two other aliases and is wanted in Caroline County and Prince George's County, Md., for failure to appear on various driving-related offenses.

After the hearing, Chalkley said that he wasn't convinced that Aguas-Suarez was giving his actual name, and that he was awaiting the results of further investigation, including fingerprint examination, to confirm the suspect's identification...

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