Virginia Man Enters Alford Pleas In Dragging Death - 8NEWS - WRIC | News Where You Live

Virginia Man Enters Alford Pleas In Dragging Death

Posted: Updated:
Michael Robinson Michael Robinson

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - A Providence Forge man charged in a dragging death has entered Alford pleas to causing death while racing and hit and run.
    
Online court records show 22 -year-old Michael Robinson entered his pleas Friday in Williamsburg/James City County Circuit Court. A sentencing hearing is set for March 21.
    
An Alford plea is one in which a defendant acknowledges there was sufficient evidence for conviction but does not admit guilt.
    
Police say Robinson and 30-year-old Letroy Prince Wallace of James City County were racing on May 18, 2013, when Wallace lost control of his car. The vehicle hit a tree and Wallace was ejected.
    
The other vehicle ran over Wallace and dragged him for 4 miles.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Powered by WorldNow

301 Arboretum Place, Richmond
VA, 23236

Telephone: 804.330.8888
Fax: 804.330.8881
Email: news@wric.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.