Trial scheduled for local woman accused of vehicular homicide

BY DI STAFF | OCTOBER 31, 2012 6:30 AM

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The trial for a woman accused of vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle while intoxicated has been reset for next year, according to online court documents.

Miranda Lalla is accessed of a Class-B felony and an aggravated misdemeanor.

According to the police complaint, Lalla took a portable breath test after the alleged incident, which resulted in a 0.093 blood-alcohol level, above the legal limit of 0.08.

Lalla previously requested a change of venue and attorney, according to a letter obtained by The Daily Iowan. On Oct. 9, her request for a new lawyer was granted, and a public defender from Linn County was appointed.

The trial is rescheduled for 9 a.m. Feb. 12, 2013, with a pretrial conference set for 11 a.m. Feb. 1.

­— by Brent Griffiths

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