MADERA – Morrie William Kiseloff, 38, of Madera, was sentenced in Madera Superior Court to four years in state prison on Oct. 26, announced Madera County District Attorney Michael R. Keitz.Kiseloff was convicted earlier this year on charges of felony vehicular manslaughter.
In February of 2008, Kiseloff and his passenger, Marvin Horn, 36, of Kerman, were traveling in Kiseloff’s vehicle on Road 24, south of Madera. Kiseloff pulled off onto the shoulder of the road, and then attempted to make a U-turn.
As the vehicle was turning, Horn fell out and hit his head on the pavement, causing fatal head trauma. Kiseloff was arrested and his blood alcohol was determined to be .08 percent when it was measured an hour later, according to a news release.
Kiseloff, who was free on bail until his sentencing in court, was remanded into custody to serve his prison sentence.