Limo company operator facing 39 new charges

Schoharie County Grand Jury indictment shows 39 new charges against the operator of Prestige Limousine.

Posted: Apr 5, 2019 10:53 PM

Schoharie, N.Y. - A Schoharie County grand jury handed up a new indictment on Friday against Nauman Hussein, the business operator of Prestige Limousine.

WNYT out of Albany obtained a copy of the indictment. It shows 39 new charges against Hussain, whose company owned the limousine that crashed in Schoharie last October killing 20 people.

The indictment shows 20 counts of manslaughter were handed up, along with 19 new charges of criminally negligent homicide that were added on to the single count of criminally negligent homicide Hussain already had been charged with early on in the investigation.

According to WNYT which spoke with Hussein's attorney, Hussain is expected to plead not guilty at his arraignment on Wednesday.

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