YouTube confessor pleads not guilty

September 12, 2013 / Written By The Five staff

Topic 1: Not surprising – the drunk driving confession appears to be a stunt as the confessor pleads not guilty… judge not happy about it.  Quick reaction from The Five.
Topic 2: Then to discuss: California Bill Would Give Drug Users Treatment Instead Of Prison Time.  Good idea?


CBS NEWS: Matthew Cordle Update: Man who confessed in video to causing fatal crash is "riddled with guilt," lawyer says
The Ohio man who confessed in an online video to driving drunk and causing a fatal wrong-way crash is "riddled with guilt" and, despite an initial not-guilty plea, is preparing to plead guilty in the case, his lawyer tells CBS News' Crimesider.
In the three-minute video posted last week, 22-year-old Matthew Cordle admitted he caused the June 22 crash that killed Vincent Canzani, 61, of suburban Columbus. In the video, Cordle said he "made a mistake" when he got into his truck that night, "completely blacked out," and drove the wrong way into oncoming traffic.
Police in June said Canzani died at the scene after his Jeep was struck on Interstate 670.

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