New Information on Crash and Fatality

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A traffic accident and a fatality that had no initial evidence of a direct connection now appear to have been linked to a domestic violence incident.

The case surfaced when Danyell Stanfield crashed her car at 38th and Pratt. The vehicle slammed into a home. Two men who live in that house brought Stanfield in from the cold, unaware that there was a dead body outside.

Charles Tolbert was the man who died.

According to police reports, Tolbert had ridden on the hood of Stanfield’s car for approximately one-half mile before the crash.

Stanfield told police she saw Tolbert (her boyfriend) holding a shiny object and she said she knew he had weapons.

The report also indicates that Stanfield had a blood-alcohol content of .237 which is nearly three times more than the legal limit for operating a car.

As of Wednesday, Stanfield had not been charged with a crime.


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