Man who killed two people in car crash pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

A man who killed two individuals in a July car crash on Pennsylvania Avenue is pleading guilty to two counts of voluntary manslaughter, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for D.C.

Jeoffrey Williams, 57, of Southeast D.C. pled guilty to the charges Nov. 8 in the D.C. Superior Court, according to the release. Williams faces three to five years in prison for each death he caused, totaling six to 10 years, the release states.

Williams was traveling at about 68 miles per hour at the time of the crash, more than twice as fast as the speed limit of 25 miles per hour, according to the release.

Williams killed Thomas Dwight Spriggs, 42, and Jesus Antonio Llanes-Datil, 63, on July 10. U.S. Park Police did not release the names of the two men, who were experiencing homelessness at the time of their deaths, for about a month until they located the men’s families, according to the release.

Williams will be sentenced on Feb. 14, the report states.

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