Livestreaming Teen DUI Driver Now Sentenced

Many people may remember the story of a young woman who live-streamed on Instagram the tragic accident that killed her sister. Moments later, she also live-streamed her sister’s dead body. The accident happened last July and earlier this month the now 19-year-old responsible for that crash has been sentenced. Oxygen reports on the girl’s sentencing.

Obdulia Sanchez was only 18-years-old when she live-streamed an alcohol and drug-fueled accident that claimed the life of her sister. She then recorded her sister’s dead body in what some have said was a callous manner.

At the time of the accident, the sister, 14-year-old Jacqueline Sanchez and a friend, 14-year-old Manuela Seja were both in the back seat. Neither of them was wearing seatbelts.

In the video she filmed, Sanchez can be heard saying, “Jacqueline, please wake up. I f—— killed my sister, OK? I know I’m going to jail for life.” She shot video of her next to her lifeless sister. She added, “I love my sister… this is the last thing I thought was going to happen to us. I killed my sister, but I don’t care. I’m sorry baby. I’mma hold it down.”

Seja can be seen attempting to wave other motorists down for help.

Sanchez pleaded no contest to DUI and vehicular manslaughter just a few weeks ago.

Last Thursday, she was sentenced to over six years in prison for her part in the accident. She expressed remorse in the courtroom.

“When I look at my mom’s face, I know she hates me,” Sanchez said. “I would hate myself too. I’m such a disappointment to my parents.”


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