Crime

Dennis Esquibel busted in fatal Laura McDermott hit and run -- but was he the driver?

Update: An arrest has been made in the horrific hit and run that killed Laura McDermott over the weekend: Dennis Esquibel, 25, has been charged with the crime.

But it's not that simple. He was reportedly joined in the car that caused the fatal crash by two other people -- and his mother, who owns the vehicle, insists that one of them was behind the wheel.

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