ORLANDO, Fla. - Investigators said a man left the country to avoid prosecution for a drunken driving crash that left two young women dead.
Now, prosecutors are giving Adam Nocheherly a plea deal that sends him to prison for only six-and-a-half years, followed by 10 years of probation.
Investigators said Nocheherly was speeding and driving drunk when hit and killed Julie Werner and her friend Charlotte Lemaster on Dean Road in 2008.
Nocheherly was in court Thursday to accept a plea deal.
The victims' families are not happy with the deal because they said Nocheherly hasn't shown remorse for what he did.
They watched as Nocheherly changed his plea from not guilty to no contest.
Werner, 20, and Lemaster, 19, died in the crash when they were ejected from the other car.
Both women had
The Florida Highway Patrol said Nocheherly flew to Lebanon to avoid prosecution, but was arrested at Orlando International Airport when he tried to enter the country in 2010.
Family members of the victims spoke out in court, and told WFTV how the ordeal has affected them.
"Charlotte was the most loving little girl, smart as a whip. She was the best mother, and her daughter is going to be the one who suffers, well, growing up without a mother," said Lemaster's mother, Linda Lemaster.
Nocheherly was given a chance to say something in court, but he decided not to.
Nocheherly will also lose his driver's license for five years once he gets out of prison.