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Kitchener woman sentenced to three years in jail after crash, explosion in London

Daniella Leis was charged with four counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm
London house explosion 2 August 15 2019
The London neighbourhood where the explosion occured in August 2019. Photo credit: London Police Service

A Kitchener woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Daniella Leis, 24, was charged with four counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm.

It stemmed from a crash and subsequent house explosion in a London neighbourhood in August of 2019.

Seven people were injured, including a firefighter.

On Thursday, a judge handed the sentence to Leis, as well a three-year driving prohibition.

That's according to Leis' lawyer, Richard Braiden.

Braiden also confirmed that Leis admitted she was initially in London for a concert at Budweiser Gardens.

It happened on August 14, which is when the 'Twins of Evil - Hell Never Dies Tour 2019' took the stage, featuring musicians Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson.

According to the London Free Press, Leis is also named in civil lawsuits filed by residents who were affected by the explosion, and both London city hall and the entertainment venue are listed as defendants.

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