March 25, 2023

Coroner: Lady in Ruggs crash burned to loss of life

LAS VEGAS– The woman who passed away in a fiery crash that authorities blame on ex-Las Vegas Raiders substantial receiver Henry Ruggs III driving drunk at racetrack speeds burned to death, the county coroner in Las Vegas mentioned Tuesday.
Tina Tintor, 23, of Las Vegas, “died from thermal accidents resulting from a motorcar collision on Nov. 2,” in keeping with an announcement from Clark County Coroner Melanie Rouse that was released by a county spokesperson.
” Different essential scenarios contributing to her loss of life have actually been inhalation of merchandise of combustion, fractures of the nasal bones, proper sided ribs … left forearm and (chest),” the assertion discussed. “The style of her death was unintended.”

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The Raiders released Ruggs hours after the crash. He remains on home arrest with strict circumstances after posting $150,000 bail. He has an ankle-wrapped GPS on one leg and an alcohol tracking machine on the opposite.

Ruggs, 22, is implicated of inflicting the predawn crash by driving drunk at speeds as much as 156 miles per hour together with his girlfriend in his Corvette sports activities automotive earlier than it slammed into the back of Tintors Toyota RAV4 on a property road the location the rate limit is 45 mph.
The Raiders released Ruggs hours after the crash. He stays on home arrest with strict situations after publishing $150,000 bail. He has an ankle-wrapped GPS on one leg and an alcohol monitoring machine on the opposite.
Attorneys for Ruggs and his girlfriend, Kiara Je nai Kilgo-Washington, have decreased to define the accidents they suffered. Each have actually been hospitalized after the wreck early Nov. 2.
Ruggs legal professionals, David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld, have timely by court docket filings that they could query whether or not Ruggs sped up Tintors loss of life. They declined to mention Tuesday concerning the coroners findings.
The lawyers instructed a choose in a court docket doc final month that they found a witness who advised them firefighters have been slow to reply whereas flames consumed the automotive the location Tintor and her dog, Max, died. They did not develop the witness.
Different witnesses advised cops they tried and heard screams to rescue Tintor and her canine nevertheless have actually been turned once again by heat, flames and smoke.
Attorney Farhan Naqvi, representing Tintors household, decreased to discuss Tuesday.
A preliminary listening to of proof in Ruggs case has actually been delayed from today to March 10.
Clark County spokesperson Erik Pappa denied in a Nov. 11 assertion there have been any “delays in action or within the attack on the hearth.”
The assertion discussed the coming fireplace captain reported that the cars and truck was absolutely worried in flames upon arrival “and the passenger compartment was not survivable for anybody inside.”