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Arraignment postponed for suspect in killing of two year-old

November 14, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The arraignment was postponed Monday for the suspected drunk driver accused of killing a two year-old boy in a hit and run crash.

Angel Perez of Santa Ana is charged with gross vehicular manslaughter. His bail was increased from $100,000 to $165,000.

Prosecutors say Perez and a friend drank 24 bottles of beer combined at a Santa Ana restaurant last week. Perez then drove his car and ran a stop sign, hitting Yesenia Romero, who was walking with her two year-old son Darwin and one year-old daughter. Darwin was killed, his mother suffered cuts, and the infant was unharmed.

Witnesses obtained Perez's license plate number and police found Perez later at his home.