Watson Murder – Do not Drink and Drive: Man with Prior DUI Conviction Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder of 10-Year-Old Girl While Driving Under the Influence of Drugs

A jury found Adam John Kanas, 39, of San Clemente, guilty of second degree murder for killing 10-year old Kendra Geddis on August 15, 2016, after driving erratically at 80 mph, swerving across several lanes on the I-405 in Seal Beach, and slamming into the back of the Tesla Geddis was riding in.  Kanas killed Geddis and seriously injured her 13-year-old sister and father. Kanas was driving while under the influence of central nervous system depressants at the time. Kanas had a prior conviction for driving under the influence and a prior-strike conviction for first-degree burglary. He faces 41 years to life in state prison. 

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