Man accused of El Paso teacher's death reindicted on new charges

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    A bond hearing was waived for the man charged with the hit-and-run death of an elementary school teacher.

    Joel Velazquez was facing a charge of an accident resulting in the death of Amanda “Mandy” Weyant Ferguson, 28, in

    a hit-and-run accident at the crosswalk at Mesa Street and Cincinnati Avenue in November.

    On Tuesday, Velazquez was reindicted for manslaughter, accident involving death and tampering with evidence.

    It’s unknown at this time when the next hearing will be.

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