Caitlyn Jenner Facing Manslaughter Charge
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has determined Caitlyn Jenner who was known as Bruce Jenner at the time of the incident, prior to her gender transition “set off a chain of events” that resulted in the death of a driver in a multi-car pile-up on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu earlier this year.
The report reportedly finds that Jenner violated Penal Code section 192(c), which corresponds to misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter law.
The case is expected to be presented to the Los Angeles county District Attorney next week. If taken to court and convicted, Jenner could face one year in prison.
The February pile-up resulted in the death of motorist Kim Howe, while Jessica Steindorff, whose Prius was also involved in the crash, has sued the Olympian.
Her lawsuit comes after two adult stepchildren of Ms Howe, who died in the crash when her car was shunted into oncoming traffic, filed a wrongful death suit against the I Am Cait star.
However, Jenner filed documents insisting William, 57, and 60-year-old Dana do not deserve compensation because they didn’t lose anything when she died as they never depended on their stepmother to pay for essentials such as food, shelter, medical treatment or clothing.
The duo, who allegedly “had virtually no relationship” with their stepmother, accused Jenner of being “careless and negligent” and of speeding when the accident happened. They are seeking damages for loss of affection.