Amarillo man receives 15 years for DUI death

Amarillo man receives 15 years for DUI death

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - An Amarillo man is sentenced to prison for the next 15 years for killing a woman in a drunk driving crash.

Two years ago, 40-year-old Billy Don Ware struck and killed 61-year-old Mary Encinias on Pierce Street in Downtown Amarillo. He originally pleaded not guilty to the crime, but changed his plea earlier this week upon facing trial by jury.