California: Man convicted of killing his pal in drunken drive home from steakhouse — he had plenty of practice

From Mercury News
REDWOOD CITY — A Burlingame man faces up to 10 years behind bars after being convicted in a drunken-driving crash that killed a close friend who was riding in the speeding vehicle.
Jurors convicted Bruce Walker, 38, on Wednesday of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, but kept deliberating on an additional charge of second-degree murder, attorneys said. The panel announced Thursday that it had deadlocked — 9 to 3 in favor of conviction — on the murder count…..MORE

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