Carlos Bertonatti's Vehicular Homicide Case Postponed Until August
Carlos Bertonatti will have to wait a few more months to face trial on charges of vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter after a judge granted his lawyer's motion for a continuance this morning.
At an 8:30 hearing, Judge David Miller rescheduled Bertonatti's trial to begin on August 2.
Police say that Bertonatti was drunk on January 17 when he slammed into 44-year-old cyclist Christophe Le Canne on the Bear Cut Bridge near Key Biscayne, killing Le Canne instantly.
Bertonatti, an aspiring singer and wealthy member of a troubled Key Biscayne family, led police on a brief chase through Key Biscayne while dragging Le Canne's bike under his car.
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Bertonatti has pled not guilty to charges of DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide, resisting arrest, and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
He's still incarcerated, the result of his $250,000 bond getting revoked when prosecutors discovered he'd lied about owning multiple passports.
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