Lakenheath: Man charged with killing John Joe Scott by drink-driving

20:44 23 July 2014

John Joe Scott, of Wingfield Road, Lakenheath, died when he was a front-seat passenger in a blue Ford Focus involved in a collision with a tree in Undley Road in the village at around 5.30am on October 19 last year.

John Joe Scott, of Wingfield Road, Lakenheath, died when he was a front-seat passenger in a blue Ford Focus involved in a collision with a tree in Undley Road in the village at around 5.30am on October 19 last year.

A man has been charged with killing a Suffolk man by drink-driving, police have said.

John Joe Scott, of Wingfield Road, Lakenheath, died when he was a front-seat passenger in a blue Ford Focus involved in a collision with a tree in Undley Road in the village at around 5.30am on October 19 last year.

The 22-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, Steven Samuel, was arrested at the scene and has now been charged with one count of causing death by careless driving while under the influence of alcohol, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

The 21-year-old unemployed man from Hasse Road in Soham, Cambridgeshire, is currently on police bail prior to his appearance at Bury Magistrates Court on September 2.

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