Mom Convicted in Son’s Jaywalking Death; Set to do more time than drunk driver who murdered her son

0 Posted by - July 26, 2011 - Uncategorized

My Two Cents: Just another justice system FAIL. End Two Cents.

 Mom Convicted in Son’s Jaywalking Death; Set to do more time than drunk driver who murdered her son*Taken from Yahoo News. Video at link.

A Marietta, Ga., mom who was convicted of jaywalking after her 4-year-old son was run over and killed in a hit-and-run said on the Today Show that the worst part of going to jail would be the separation from her two remaining kids.

Raquel Nelson was convicted of homicide by vehicle and reckless conduct by a jury and faces sentencing tomorrow. She can receive up to a three-year jail sentence, six times the stretch that Jerry Guy–who admitted to drinking before running over Nelson’s son, A.J.–served.

“I think to come after me so much harder than they did him is a slap in the face because this will never end for me,” she said. “It’s three years away from the two that I have left.”

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