NewsLocal News

Actions

Omaha man sentenced for fatal crash during police pursuit

gavel
Posted at 12:27 PM, Sep 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-10 13:27:41-04

SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old Omaha man has been sentenced to four to eight years in prison after a passenger in his car died in a wreck during a police pursuit.

Julio Fernandez Bonilla was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest to manslaughter.

Seventeen-year-old Jasmin Casique-Negrete of Omaha died in the crash near Seward in June 2020.

The Nebraska State Patrol said a Seward County deputy tried to stop a vehicle near Seward but the driver fled.

The patrol investigator said Bonilla eventually lost control of the SUV, which went off the road.

Bonilla and Casique-Negrete were both thrown from the SUV, which was reported stolen from Harrison County, Iowa.

Download our apps today for all of our latest coverage.

Get the latest news and weather delivered straight to your inbox.