Man who killed father and son while driving drunk takes plea deal, sentenced to 20 years

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William Frederick Bohl. Photo via CCPD

A man who drove the wrong way on Pine Island Road while drunk and took the lives of a father and son took a plea deal Friday and was immediately sentenced to 20 years in prison.

On Friday, William Frederick Bohl, 35, entered a plea in regard to his arrest on April 29th, 2019, following him driving the wrong way on SW Pine Island Road while intoxicated, and causing a crash with another vehicle resulting in the death of, 46-year-old Kevin Wayne Hamm of and his son, 20-year-old Christian Wayne Hamm.

Bohl came to an agreement with the State Attorney’s Office and pled guilty to two counts of DUI Manslaughter. Following victim impact statements from many members of the Hamm family, Bohl was found guilty of both charges and sentenced to 20 years in a state correctional facility followed by 10 years of state probation. Additionally, Bohl’s privilege to operate a motor vehicle was removed by means of a lifetime driver’s license suspension.

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