||John Gillentine pleads guilty to DUI-death
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — A Tupelo man has pleaded guilty in a traffic accident that claimed the life of a jogger.
John Shannon Gillentine, 28, entered the guilty plea in Lee County Circuit Court Thursday morning.
Gillentin was at the wheel of a car that struck and killed Elizabeth Montgomery, 64, of Tupelo on Lakeshire Drive in August of 2013.
Authorities say Gillentine showed signs of impairment at the scene of the accident and was arrested.
Gillentine will be held at the Lee County jail until he is sentenced next Wednesday.