Alyza Russell, Photos courtesy of Sun Sentinel
Judge sets bail at $450,000 for slaying of two while driver was twice legal limit in her Porsche
When she fatally struck two men in Fort Lauderdale with her mother’s Porsche, Alyza Rachel Russell had a blood alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit, police say.
At a hearing Wednesday, a Broward judge set the 22-year-old’s bond at $450,000, after a prosecutor said she had told a co-worker she planned to flee to Europe.
Russell, who works at a South Florida dental equipment repair company, holds dual U.S. and British citizenship. Assistant State Attorney Eric Linder called her a flight risk, saying she had reapplied for a passport with the British consulate, appeared to have paid for the application with her debit or credit card after the crash and talked about fleeing to Ireland. … MORE