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Federal officials to investigate fatal DUI involving former House aide
Federal officials to investigate fatal DUI involving former House aide

The U.S. Justice Department is looking into the events surrounding a fatal car accident last year that sent a former California congressional aide to prison, according to a statement from U.S. Rep. Lois Capps’ office. Army veteran Raymond Morua was employed as a field director for Capps (D-Santa Barbara) in December when he hit Mallory Dies, 27, as she crossed a street in downtown Santa Barbara, according to Santa Barbara Superior Court documents. Morua pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, among other charges, and was sentenced in May to 20 years to life in state prison. The Justice Department’s probe began after Santa Barbara Dist. Atty. Joyce Dudley...

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