UPDATED 2:45 PM PT – Saturday, December 5, 2020
Law enforcement officers in Florida arrested a father and his girlfriend following the car crash death of his two sons.
PLEASE RT: Kenneth Lawson Arrested For DUI Manslaughter https://t.co/cYh0M1zQGa
— Cape Coral Police (@CapePD) December 4, 2020
Julia Ann Drudy turned herself in Friday after the Cape Coral Police Department arrested her boyfriend, Kenneth Wayne Lawson.
PLEASE RT: Julia Ann Drudy Located And Arrested https://t.co/qbWrwtcWTd
— Cape Coral Police (@CapePD) December 5, 2020
Lawson was charged with two counts of DUI manslaughter after reportedly crashing his car into a canal the day before Thanksgiving, which resulted in the death of his 10-year-old and 7-year-old sons.
Drudy was also in the car and was charged with permitting an unauthorized operator to drive. The police department said they plan to do a thorough investigation of the case.
“These major cases are complex and I realize sometimes this can be frustrating as we wait for an arrest, but we sacrifice a quick arrest for a thorough investigation,” Interim Cape Coral Police Chief Anthony Sizemore said. “One in which involves our partners at the state attorney’s office so that we present an air-tight case. A case that leads to a successful prosecution in criminal court. That is true justice for our victims.”
Sizemore commended his team at Cape Coral Police Department for working tirelessly to resolve the tragic case.