아길레라-메데로스, 26, was found guilty in October of four counts of vehicular homicide and
23 기타 비용, including six counts of assault in the first degree
— 극도의 무관심; 10 1급 폭행 시도 횟수 — 극도의 무관심; 두 차례의 차량 폭행 — 무모한; 난폭 운전 1회; 4건의 부주의한 운전으로 사망.
“12 월 13, we requested the minimum sentence allowed by law and discussed with the court the statutory procedure permitting the court to reconsider its sentence in an exceptional case involving unusual and extenuating circumstances,” King said Wednesday in a statement.
King said in the statement that reconsidering the sentence would not overturn Aguilera-Mederos’ 신념, which King said was supported by the evidence in the case.
“It simply allows the court greater flexibility than at initial sentencing,” she said in the statement.
, one of Aguilera-Mederos
’ 변호사, told KMGH that the 110-year sentence is too long
“I’m excited that, 적어도 현재로는, that there’s options open for my client, and we’re going to look at every option available to help this this kid get his sentence reduced,” Martinez said to KMGH.
Aguilera-Mederos was driving
85 mph in a semi tractor-trailer in April
2019 when his brakes failed
, 그는 당시 수사관들에게. He crashed
, causing a fiery 28-car pileup that killed four people and injured others
, 당시 레이크우드 경찰국은
The sentence drew immediate criticism
, and an online petition urging Gov
. Jared Polis to reduce Aguilera-Mederos
’ sentence or grant clemency has gotten more than 4.7 백만 개의 서명
경찰’ office told CNN that it is reviewing Aguilera-Medros’ clemency request.
“We just received Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ application, and our legal team is currently reviewing it. Once we reach a decision, we will make an announcement,” press secretary Conor Cahill said to CNN in an email.
King said in the statement that she and her team had spoken to the surviving victims of the crash and the families of those who died about the possibility of Aguilera-Medros being resentenced.
“It was there specific desire to be heard in this process,” she said in the statement. “Our primary concern is ensuring that they are able to share with the court how this incident has impacted their lives as the court considers the appropriate sentence and follows the process set forth in the law.”
She said they would continue to have conversations with the victims and their loved ones as the case moves forward.