Jack Dillon Young, who caused church bus crash killing 13, sentenced

SAN ANTONIO, TX- The sentencing hearing for Jack Dillion Young was completed after three days, on November 9th, 2018. State District Judge Camile Dubose sentenced Young to 55 years in prison, according to San Antonio Express-News.


Young, from Leakey, caused the vehicle crash in Uvalde County on March 2017 that killed 13 people headed home from a church retreat. It was determined that at the time of the crash, Young had been misusing his prescribed antidepressants and was under the influence of marijuana.

He pleaded no contest on May 31 to the 13 counts of intoxicated manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault. Young faced up to 270 years in prison.