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Minor charged for Shakira Villanueva’s death

A sixteen year old boy was criminally charged for the death of 28 year old Shakira Villanueva. The boy was arrested and charged with ‘manslaughter by negligence’, ‘causing death by careless conduct’, ‘drove without due care and attention’, and ‘drove motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license’. He was arraigned in Orange Walk today and he met bail of $6, 000. He is scheduled to reappear in court on March 19, 2018. Villanueva was knocked down January 3 as she was attempting to cross the highway at the entrance of Guinea Grass Village. She died on Monday January 8. She was pregnant.