Man pleads guilty to dismembering woman in grisly hit-and-run


A man accused of a hit-and-run which dismembered a woman and injured her sister pleaded guilty to the charges on Monday, ABC Philly reported.

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33-year-old Jose Santiago was allegedly driving under the influence when he crashed into 62-year-old Anna Lewis so hard that she died of “traumatic amputation.”

Lewis’ sister, 51-year-old Rosalie Carlo, escaped with a fractured arm.

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Santiago fled the scene but was arrested when his car, which suffered extensive damage, was reportedly found an hour and a half later.

Santiago claims he does not remember the incident, but he reportedly wept as he apologized.

Santiago will be sentenced in April.

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