August 2, 2004
Valdosta - Two South Georgia women are charged with vehicular homicide in the death of a 10 month old baby.
In December 2003, 24-year-old Belinda Spillman was drunk when she lost control of her car and slammed into a concrete culvert on Radar Site Road in Lowndes County.
Her sister, 25-year-old Evelyn Kinzle, and Kinzle's infant daughter were with her. The baby died on impact.
A grand jury has indicted Spillman for vehicular homicide and endangering a child while driving under the influence of alcohol. Kinzle was also drunk and is charged with vehicular homicide.
However, according to D. A. Brad Shealy, Kinzle's vehicular homicide charge was dismissed in December of 2004.
The driver Spillman pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide, and was convicted.
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