DUI Felon Pardoned by Mississippi Governor Facing New Charges
One of the men controversially pardoned earlier this year by Mississippi’s outgoing governor could land back behind bars after being charged with driving drunk and causing an accident that killed an 18-year-old woman.
A Pontotoc County, Mississippi, grand jury has charged Harry Bostick with drunken driving leading to a death, felony drunken driving and fleeing the scene of an accident where a death occurred, according to the indictment filed on Thursday and obtained Monday by CNN. The accident happened in October.
If convicted, Bostick could be sentenced to at least 30 years in prison.
His attorney did not respond immediately to a call on Monday for comment.
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After the charges were handed up, Bostick turned himself in and a judge set bail at $50,000, Paul Howell from the Pontotoc County prosecuting attorney’s office said. The 56-year-old posted bond on Friday and was released, according to official online records.