Man Charged With Murder For Death of Passenger in Valley Village Crash

LOS ANGELES—A 26-year-old man has been charged with killing the passenger in his McLaren sports car after crashing into a tree in Valley Village earlier this month, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

Daniel Joseph Silva (dob 7/13/93) of North Hollywood faces one count of murder.

Case LA092642 was filed for warrant on May 12. An arraignment date is yet to be scheduled.

Silva was allegedly driving when he crashed his car, killing Corey James Labarrie, 25, on May 10, prosecutors said.

If convicted as charged, the defendant faces a possible maximum sentence of 15 years to life in state prison.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Valley Traffic Station.