SOUTH CAROLINA: Carrel Ellis charged with Felony DUI death of Alaza Wathano


According to the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office, 21-year-old Alize Vatsana Wathano of Inman was pronounced dead at the hospital following the crash.

According to a Spartanburg Police report, the vehicle Wathano was in was traveling north on Camelot Drive at an accelerated speed. The car went around a left curve, and it appears the driver, Carrel Ellis lost control and the vehicle veered off the right side of the roadway, where it proceeded to hit some bushes and ultimately striking a tree on the front right passenger bumper. 


Spartanburg, SC- Alizé Wathano, 21, daughter of Anousong Wathano and Nome Homsombath, died Saturday, June 15, 2019.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brothers, Jefri Sixayaketh of Charlotte, NC and Ashton Wathano of Spartanburg, SC; a sister, Alexandra Mounmanivong of Colorado; maternal grandmother, Sisavanh Sixayaketh; and paternal grandparents, Patty Hongkham Wathano and Tom Sangob Wathano.