Young indicted for manslaughter and intoxication manslaughter

PRESS RELEASE: Uvalde County, Uvalde, Texas: June 29, 2017
On Monday June 26, 2017 my office presented testimony and evidence to the Uvalde County Grand Jury. We presented the investigation conducted by State Troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety regarding a two vehicle crash occurring on March 29, 2017 on US Highway 83 in Uvalde County.
This crash caused the death of thirteen individuals and the serious injury of a fourteenth. All fourteen victims were the driver and passengers of a small bus. Jack Dylan Young, the driver of the second vehicle, a one-ton Dodge pickup, also survived the crash.
After hearing testimony and evidence regarding the facts and circumstances concerning the cause of the crash, the Grand Jury handed down thirteen two count indictments against Jack Dylan Young for the offenses of intoxication manslaughter and manslaughter, both second degree felonies. One indictment alleges intoxication assault and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily injury, third and second degree felonies.
The indictments further allege that the one-ton Dodge pickup was used as a deadly weapon.
Jack Dylan Young, the Defendant turned himself into the Uvalde county Jail on the evening of June 28, 2017. He will remain in custody until such time as he may be able to post surety bonds set by the District Judge totaling $380,000.00. The District Judge also placed further conditions of bond be imposed if, and when the defendant is able to be released on bond; these conditions of Pre-Trial Release include a 7:00 pm to 7:00 am curfew, ignition interlock installed on his vehicle, weekly uranalysis testing, and a GPS monitor.
The next District Court setting dates in Uvalde County for hearing criminal cases will be July 20TH and 21ST, 2017.
For more information, contact District Attorney Daniel J. Kindred 830-741-6187.