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Ex-Yankee Leyritz will face an additional manslaughter charge

Updated: January 17, 2008, 12:27 PM ET
Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Toxicology results show former major leaguer Jim Leyritz's blood-alcohol levels were nearly twice the legal limit the day he was involved in a fatal crash in December.

Leyritz, initially charged with DUI manslaughter and DUI property damage after the crash, will now face an additional manslaughter charge, according to a Fort Lauderdale Police Department news release.

Results of the tests show that the 44-year-old Leyritz had a blood-alcohol ...

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