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On May 20, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Leonardo Emmanuel Munoz-Gutierrez, 24, (DOB: 11/26/1997), of Detroit, in connection with a fatal car crash that killed Iris Liciaga, 32, also of Detroit.

On May 16, 2022, at approximately 4:51 p.m., Detroit police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Livernois Avenue and Dragoon Street for a pedestrian hit and run. Upon their arrival, officers located the victim laying on the ground, unresponsive. Medics arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

It is alleged that the defendant was driving southbound on Livernois when he ignored a curve in the road, causing him to drive onto the sidewalk. It is further alleged that the defendant struck an unoccupied vehicle and continued without stopping when he struck the victim, fatally injuring her, before fleeing the scene. The defendant turned himself in the Fourth Precinct on May 19, 2022.

Leonardo Emmanuel Munoz-Gutierrez has been charged with Failure to Stop at the Scene of an Accident When at Fault - Resulting in Death and Reckless Driving Causing Death. *

He was arraigned on May 21,2022, in 36th District Court and given a $10,000/10% bond. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for May 31, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for June 6, 2022, at 8:45 a.m., before Judge Larry Williams. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Detroit Police Department.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.