DA’s office appeals dismissal of murder charges

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PASADENA — County prosecutors said they will appeal a decision to dismiss the murder charges against the driver of a big rig that barreled through the Foothill Boulevard intersection of Angeles Crest Highway in April killing a 12-year-old and her father, officials said.

The charges against 44-year-old Marcos Barbosa Costa, who also holds a Brazilian passport, were dismissed Oct. 9 after Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Lisa B. Lench said the circumstances of the crash did not rise to the level of murder.

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Written by Seth Amitin

November 13, 2009 at 3:42 pm

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