Myers Flat Woman Arrested on Homicide Charges
Last Friday, Melissa Munsell, age 29, of Myers Flat was arrested on homicide and other charges related to a vehicle accident which occurred in January of this year. Munsell was driving about 8 p.m. on the 13th of that month when her Nissan SUV went off the road and hit a tree. The passenger, Kasandra Hillaire, of Myers Flast was pronounced dead at the scene. In addition, Munsell suffered what the California Highway Patrol termed “major injuries.”
At the time, a spokesperson for the California Highway Patrol stated, “Drug impairment does appear to be a factor in this collision.” However, the spokesperson added, “The passenger of Nissan SUV was not properly safety belted… .”
When Munsell was arrested just before 8 p.m. on May 15, she was also booked on charges of grand theft and driving on a suspended license.
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