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Trump co-opts black National Football League player's death to forward anti-immigrant agenda

Trump co-opts black National Football League player's death to forward anti-immigrant agenda”

"So disgraceful that a person illegally in our country killed [Colts] linebacker Edwin Jackson".

He remained jailed Tuesday but has not been formally charged in the crash.

The driver of the truck that killed Jackson and ride-sharing operator Jeffrey Monroe had been using the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales, the police said in a release.

Manuel Orrego-Savala, 37, who came into the United States illegally from Guatemala, was charged with four felony counts related to the Sunday crash along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis.

Police reveal the suspected drunk driver who struck a vehicle carrying Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson had been deported twice. I think of him dealing with those kids away from football.

The illegal immigrant suspected in the drunk driving death of an Indianapolis Colts player and Uber driver was convicted a year ago under an alias, in prosecutors said Tuesday.

The office of Marion County prosecutor Terry Curry filed the charges Wednesday.

The Colts linebacker and the Avon man, Jackson's Uber driver died after a suspected drunk driver hit them on Interstate 70 early Sunday morning.

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Police also said that Orrego-Savala was at almost three times the legal blood-alcohol content limit, which is 0.08 percent in Indiana.

Orrego-Savala was deported in 2007 and 2009, according to ICE.

Additionally, he has also been charged with "illegally reentering the country after being deported". He faces up to 10 years in prison on that charge, which the USA attorney's office said would be handled after any state charges are resolved. "We must get the Dems to get tough on the Border, and with illegal immigration, FAST", Trump tweeted.

Ryan Mears is chief trial deputy for the Marion County Prosecutor's Office.

"We are disheartened that ghoulish and inappropriate public commentary has politicized this tragedy", Curry, a Democrat, said in a statement. Jackson and Monroe were pronounced dead at the scene. "We will simply seek justice on behalf of the families of those two victims".

Immigration officers first arrested Orrego-Savala in San Francisco in 2006, an ICE spokeswoman confirmed Monday evening. He notes that Orrego-Savala has been living in IN for several years and doing construction work in the Indianapolis area.

Trump went on to offer condolences to Jackson's family, and called him a "wonderful young man". "We are shocked and saddened by this tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of both men during this hard time".

"We'll let the politicians do the politics while the family is just going to grieve and circle the wagons and try to heal from this tragic situation", Atlanta attorney Daniel Meachum said Tuesday. He was convicted of driving without a license previous year in Boone County, Ind. under an alias, Boone Country Prosecutor Todd Meyer said in a news release. Collectively, Orrego-Savala is facing well-over a decade in prison if he is convicted. Always happy. always uplifting. always humble.he was a true shining light on this earth.Such an incredibly sad day for anybody who has ever been lucky enough to be around or befriend Edwin Jackson.



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