WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Yolo County District Attorney on Thursday filed murder charges against Gabriel Poletti, the man accused of a DUI in a head-on crash that killed two parents and injured their two young children in West Sacramento on Feb. 15. The criminal complaint filed against 27-year-old Poletti, of Elk Grove, alleges two charges of murder, two charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated with a previous DUI conviction and other DUI-related charges with several enhancements related to the children's injuries and Poletti's blood alcohol content level. READ MORE: Victimized Again: Looters Rummage Through Victims’ Burned Homes The crash occurred at night on Jefferson Boulevard near Locks Drive. READ MORE: Man Killed In West Sacramento Police Shooting The father, Rasul Afzili, was pronounced dead at the scene and the mother, Anila Afzili, died at an area hospital, officials confirmed. The couple's two young children, three-year-old Jannah and seven-month-old Azzan, sustained minor to moderate injuries and have since been released into the care of family members. According to the district attorney's office, Poletti having a prior DUI conviction allowed for murder charges to be filed in this case. MORE NEWS: Man Arrested In Manteca Linked To 1989 Rape, Stabbing… Read full this story
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