FL woman faces DUI manslaughter charges in pregnant Medford woman's death
Rosa Rivera Kim is facing charges in the March 18 death of a pregnant Medford woman.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) The woman accused of killing a pregnant Medford woman after driving her car into a hotel pool cabana in Fort Lauderdale is now facing manslaughter charges.
Rosa Rivera Kim, 34, was arrested on Wednesday afternoon on charges of DUI manslaughter and DUI property damage.
Kim is accused of hitting and killing 26-year-old Alanna Demella on March 18 after veering off the road and driving into the cabana at the Riverside Hotel on East Las Olas Boulevard. Investigators say Kim's toxicology results revealed that she was three times over the legal blood alcohol limit at the time.
Alanna was vacationing with her husband, Michael Demella, at the time of the crash. Both of them were hit when Kim's 2006 Audi slammed through the poolside cabana. Michael sustained non-life threatening injuries. Alanna, who was seven months pregnant at the time, was pronounced deceased at the scene.