Wade Lohse To Serve Twenty Years In Vehicular Homicide Case
Jury selection was scheduled to get underway today in a Lafayette courtroom for the vehicular homicide trial of Wade Lohse.
Lohse is the man accused of being impaired when his vehicle crossed the center line of the Youngsville Highway in June of last year and slamming into 29-year-old Cacie Barras McGrew's car head-on. She was killed.
Our news partners at KATC report Lohse changed his plea this morning to, "No Contest" and will serve twenty years at hard labor.
The day of the original court date for the vehicular homicides charges, Lohse left the courtroom saying he needed to put money in his parking meter, but he never returned.
He was on the run for several weeks, and Lohse was arrested in Philadelphia earlier this year following a national manhunt after he fled from the Lafayette Parish Courthouse.