Beaumont Woman Indicted For Intoxication Manslaughter


A Beaumont woman has been indicted on a charge of intoxication manslaughter. This past June,

26-year old Susana Ortiz was driving on the service road in the 2100 block of Eastex Freeway

when she lost control of her car and struck a tree. A passenger in her car, 26-year old Carlos

Delatorre, was transported to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital where he died. Ortiz’s blood alcohol

content was .24 at the time of the wreck.


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