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Carthage man going to prison for car crash that killed three people, including two children

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Updated March 26, 2010 - 3:05 PM CST

A Carthage, Mo. man is going to prison for a car crash that killed three people, including two children.

On Friday a judge sentenced James Myers to seven years.

Myers had been involved in an altercation with another man, then chased his vehicle, causing a crash in August 2008.

As part of a plea agreement Myers was sentenced for only one count of involuntary manslaughter and two other counts were dismissed.

The three victims in this case were Earl Wayne McAfee, 19, Neil Wayne McAfee, four months, and Jazmen Schlecter, 3.

Updated Jan 11, 2010 - 05:05 PM CST

A Carthage, Missouri man enters into a plea agreement and is convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

James Myers was charged after a car crash killed three people, including two children in August 2008.

Investigators say Myers had been involved in an altercation with another man  then chased his vehicle, causing the crash in Carthage.

Killed in that crash were 19-year-old Earl Wayne McAfee, four-month old Neil Wayne McAfee and three year old Jazmen Schlecter.

 

Updated Feb 26, 2009 - 03:58 PM CST

James Myers, 22, plead not guilty in court Wednesday.  Myers is charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Investigators say Myers had been involved in a verbal fight with another man, then began a high speed car chase with the man's vehicle that later crashed.

Three people were killed -- two of the victims were children.

 

Created Aug 12, 2008 04:11 PM CST

A Carthage, Missouri man is charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter after a fatal crash Sunday night.

Investigators say James Myers, 22, had been involved in an altercation with another man, then chased his vehicle, causing the crash.

The three people killed in the crash were 19-year-old Earl Wayne McAfee, 19, Neil Wayne McAfee, four months, and Jazmen Schlecter, 3.

Myers is being held on a $15,000 bond.

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