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Round Lake man indicted for DUI, reckless homicide

Anthony Cechini

Anthony Cechini

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Updated: January 11, 2013 6:08AM

A Round Lake man was indicted before a grand jury on reckless homicide and aggravated DUI charges last week.

Anthony Cechini, 24, is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol, cocaine and cannabis, when he smashed into a tree on Saturday, Sept. 29. His front-seat passenger, David Letchinger Jr., 22, of McHenry, died from multiple injuries, police said. Cechini and Letchinger were friends, according to police.

Cechini was driving a 2004 Subaru in the 100 block of Nippersink Boulevard when he hit the tree, police said. It was a single-car accident.

Cechini was released from Lake County Jail after he posted 10 percent of $250,000 on Oct. 5, according to jail records. He is due for arraignment Dec. 20.

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