Amy Locane: Is the Melrose Place Babe Headed to Jail?

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Amy Locane

Amy Locane may have only lasted 13 episodes on Melrose Place, but now the mom of two may have a much longer appearance in her future!  The celebrity mom is facing charges of aggravated manslaughter and assault by automobile for a car accident last summer that left a passenger in the other car dead.

Is actress Amy Locane headed for jail?

The actress is accused of drinking several glasses of wine before getting behind the wheel on June 27, 2010.  She hit the passenger side of Fred Seeman’s car with her SUV killing his wife and injuring Mr. Seeman.   Ms. Locane is also suspected of rear-ending another vehicle and fleeing the scene earlier in the evening.  If convicted of the charges, Amy Locane is facing up to five years on the assault charge and between 10 and 30 years for the  manslaughter charge.

“I believe that the aggravated manslaughter charges are totally inappropriate and misplaced,” Locane’s lawyer, Blair Zwillman, says of the charges. “I believe that when all of the facts of the incident become known, Amy Locane will be acquitted. She has confidence in the criminal justice system. She is distraught about the death of Helene Seeman. Amy has two young daughters who mean everything to her.”

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