Cleveland man changes plea to guilty in connection to death of pregnant woman who fell from car on I-90

Cleveland man changes plea to guilty in connection to death of pregnant woman who fell from car

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The man charged in connection with the death of a woman on I-90 changed his plea to guilty during a Cuyahoga County court hearing on Thursday.

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The 28-year-old initially pleaded not guilty to charges, which include with tampering evidence and obstruction of justice.

Investigators first accused Carner of throwing Vonnashia Akins onto I-90 in October 2019, but his attorney claims she jumped out of his vehicle following an argument.

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Carner now faces between 15 months to four years in prison following the guilty plea. He will be sentenced on July 28.

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