Keith Magnuson, 56, died instantly on Dec. 15, 2003, when a rental car driven by Ramage, 48, slammed into another vehicle in Woodbridge, Ont.
Ramage's wife sobbed after the jury in this town north of Toronto found Ramage guilty.
The charges included impaired and dangerous driving causing the death of Magnuson, impaired and dangerous driving causing bodily harm to Michelle Pacheco, the driver of the vehicle that Ramage's rental car struck head-on, and having a blood alcohol level over the legal limit.
"It's a tragedy for all involved, including my family," Ramage said outside court. Full Story
The Toronto Star looks at sentencing possibilities: Ramage is allowed to return to St. Louis for the time being but must return to Canada for submissions on Dec. 18. A sentencing date has tentatively set for Jan. 17 2008. He will likely lose his permanent U.S. residency status once he is sentenced.
Legal experts said Ramage is facing two to five years in prison for his impaired driving causing death conviction.
There are no consecutive sentences in Canada. If he was to receive two years less a day his sentence would be served in a provincial jail. House arrest isn't an option for a penitentiary sentence but would be if he receives a provincial sentence. Full Story
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