Hit and run driver turns herself in
Two individuals are in custody four days after a hit and run fatality in Orange.
Sunday, Orange police found 27 year old Jennifer Southerland Jagneaux, of Orange dead, along highway 105, around 8:25 p.m. She had apparently been struck by a vehicle, which then left the scene.
Sharon Marie Briehof, 54, turned herself into the Orange County Jail around 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. Orange Police Department served her with a felony warrant today for failure to stop and render aid in the hit and run fatality April 5.
A 3rd degree felony, this charge is punishable by two to 10 years in prison. In addition, it may be punishable by a fine not to exceed $10,000.
Kenneth James Purcell, 47, also turned himself in and was charged with hindering apprehension, which is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed $4,000 or confinement in jail for a term not to exceed one year or both.
Purcell reported the accident to the Orange Police Department.
Both individuals have the same address in Orange.