Charges amended for suspect in fatal hit-and-run crash on Bendix Drive
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind.—The St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office has amended the charges against 30-year-old Joel Barrozo following the death of 17-month-old Isabelle Jasper.
Jasper was declared deceased at Memorial Hospital on Thursday afternoon.
An autopsy confirmed her cause of death to be a severed spinal column at C1 following the December 16 crash that took the lives of a mother and son and injured two others.
Barrozo is now charged with three counts of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death, a level 5 Felony, and two counts of Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Bodily Injury, a level 6 Felony.
Bail was previously set at $50,000.
Barrozo’s initial hearing is scheduled for January 3 at 9 a.m.