An athletic coach is accused of supplying 18-year-olds — some who she had met whereas working at a suburban Philadelphia highschool — with alcohol earlier than a lethal DUI crash final yr.
Kelsey Martin, now 35, faces six counts of furnishing liquor to somebody not sufficiently old to drink, the Montgomery County District Legal professional’s Workplace introduced Tuesday.
The Pottstown lady equipped 4 18-year-olds with Miller Lites after inviting no less than one of many teenagers over to her residence, police in Montgomery County allege in a prison criticism.
The teenagers arrived at her residence shortly after midnight on Aug. 10, 2020 and drank on her yard deck for a couple of hours, based on interviews with the teenagers and Martin.
“In response to Martin, she drank with them and equipped them with beer,” the prison criticism stated.
At the very least one of many 18-year-olds advised investigators he knew Martin from her work as an athletic coach at Owen J. Roberts Excessive Faculty.
Authorities allege that Martin had beforehand equipped alcohol to 2 of the teenagers at an earlier time in 2020.
In some unspecified time in the future on Aug. 10, one teen fell asleep with a Miller Lite in his hand, the prison criticism stated. Detectives discovered a photograph of the apparently handed out teen that was labeled “Wake Up.” He later advised investigators that he was intoxicated and needed to be helped to the automotive when the lads left round 5 a.m., the prison criticism stated.
The early morning crash in North Coventry Township, Chester County, occurred simply minutes later. Louis Carbajal, a 2020 graduate of Spring-Ford Area High School, died days later.
Connor Quinn faces murder by automobile whereas intoxicated, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault by automobile, reckless driving and associated expenses. He’s free on bail, awaiting trial. His lawyer has not returned a name requesting remark.
Courtroom data don’t checklist an lawyer who may touch upon Martin’s behalf.
NBC10 has but to listen to again from Owen J. Roberts concerning the accusations in opposition to Martin.