Karyn Sinunu, Assistant District Attorney   CONTACT PERSON:
Lane Liroff, Deputy District Attorney
Homicide Unit
(408) 792-2626       For Release on December 31, 2003   WILLIAM “BILLY” HILL CHARGED WITH VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER   The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office has charged William “Billy” Hill
(DOB 7-2-80) with two counts arising out of the death of Chad Snow on October 5, 2003
in Palo Alto, California. The complaint alleges that Hill drove a Chevrolet Tahoe SUV at
Snow and two others.   Hill was charged with the crime of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated which carries a maximum sentence of ten years. He was also charged with assault by means of force likely to cause great bodily injury for which he faces a maximum sentence of four years. Both crimes are felonies.   Hill has been incarcerated in Santa Cruz County on other charges. He will be returned to Santa Clara County for arraignment.    

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