Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Friday, June 06, 2008

06-06-08 Vehicular Manslaughter Arrest

06-06-08 Vehicular Manslaughter Arrest
   Boise, June 6, 2008 - A Boise woman has turned herself in after being charged with vehicular manslaughter.
   Suspect: Mary E. Zahm
   Charge: 1 ct Vehicular Manslaughter
*note - Vehicular Manslaughter is the correct charge as opposed to what's listed on the ACSO website.
   The charges stem from an incident November 30th, 2007, when a car driven by Zahm hit a woman crossing the street at 12th & Hays. The victim, an 83 year old Boise woman died of her injuries.
   The charge, Vehicular Manslaughter indicates investigating officers believe Zahm was operating the vehicle under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.
   Zahm turned herself into the Ada County Jail after a warrant was issued for her arrest. She was booked and bonded out. Please check the Ada County Courts for arraignment date.