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Man sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter after fleeing scene of car wreck
20 years -- That's the sentence for a man convicted of manslaughter.
Inez Legarda was convicted and sentenced today in a Beaumont court.
Legarda was arrested for two counts of manslaughter after he fled the scene of an accident on January 16, 2011.
Invesigators found Legarda nine hours later.
That accident killed Alyssa Holtzclaw and her 10-month-old baby, Jacob.
Legarda was driving west on State Highway 105 toward Sour Lake when he crossed the center line hitting Holtzclaw's car head on.
A jury of seven men and five women convicted Legarda and sentenced him to 20 years.