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Obdulia Sanchez gets 6 years, 4 months in prison in livestream case

09 February 2018

Obdulia Sanchez has been sentenced to six years and four months in prison for driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister.

Obdulia Sanchez, 19, was sentenced after being convicted of vehicular manslaughter and DUI for the crash that killed 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez last July.

The crash happened in July near Los Banos when authorities said Sanchez was under the influence when she rolled her vehicle over, into a barbed wire fence and then a field near Henry Miller Road and Highway 165 outside of Los Banos in Merced County.

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The prosecutor says Sanchez deserved the maximum sentence of 12 years, and the video is the proof.

A young woman in California has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for driving drunk while livestreaming the crash that killed her younger sister.

"I'm just exhausted of hurting the people I love", said Sanchez. Suspect's family says she was on Instagram Live during crash. I f-king love my sister to death.

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'I think this video can get a lot of people to think twice about using their phones while driving now'.

In the video she streamed to Instagram live, Sanchez identified the girl who died as her sister.

"It's not easy for us", said Nicandro Sanchez, the father.

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Samrao said thanks to prop 57 Sanchez might get out of prison in 2020. But then she was ordered to rehabilitiation and was succeeding with the help of counseling, eventually becoming a model student at a group home, becoming class president and graduating high school early.

Obdulia Sanchez gets 6 years, 4 months in prison in livestream case