Parents of accused hid evidence from cops, charged along with their son
From Yuma Sun
Yuma, Arizona — 2013-08-23 — The suspect arrested in connection to the hit-and-run death of a Yuma teenager is facing seven charges, including second-degree murder, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, leaving the scene of an accident and endangering the life of a second person.
The alleged driver, Edgar Borquez, 23, appeared before Justice of the Peace Jorge Lozano, San Luis Justice Court Precinct 2, via video-feed from the Yuma County Adult Detention Center Thursday morning.
Lozano notified Borquez that he faced a second-degree murder class 1 felony for allegedly engaging in reckless conduct that resulted in the death of 14-year-old Mary Rodriguez.
According to police, Borquez ran a red light and hit the girl as she skateboarded across the road inside the crosswalk at the intersection of 24th Street and Avenue B shortly before 5 a.m.
Borquez reportedly fled the scene, leaving Rodriguez with critical injuries that caused her ….MORE