LOS ANGELES (AP) — A driver has been sentenced to two years in prison in the death of a 19-year-old special-needs student left aboard a hot school bus in Los Angeles County.
The district attorney’s office says 37-year-old Armando Abel Ramirez of Rialto was sentenced Monday for felony dependent adult abuse resulting in death.READ MORE: Only On 2: Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark On Her New Book
Student Hun Jun “Paul” Lee was found on the floor of the bus in a Whittier bus yard on Sept. 11, 2015, a 96-degree day.
According to the prosecutor, Ramirez was a substitute driver for the bus that transported Lee, who could not verbally communicate.READ MORE: Orange County Parents Protest Vaccine Mandates At School Board Meeting
Ramirez believed Lee got off the bus in the morning but didn’t check the rear of the bus at the end of the first half of a split shift.
Lee was unresponsive when Ramirez returned.MORE NEWS: Huntington Beach Resident Arrested For Involvement in Capitol Riots
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