Marion County woman pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter

MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Marion County Woman pled guilty to one count of DUI manslaughter and two counts of DUI mayhem Monday.

Dahal Kitrell said 34-year-old Deborah Patton was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison.

Authorities said Patton was the driver of a car that rear-ended an antique car -- in which five-year-old Ella Formby of Sumrall was a passenger.

Patton was also ordered to pay $14,000 in court costs and restitution to Formby's family.