TOLEDO, OH (WTOL) - A Lucas County grand jury formally charged Alejandro Ramirez-Jaramillo with six counts of aggravated vehicular homicide.
State troopers say he was driving drunk on Route 2 when he ran a stop sign and killed Robin and Barbara Shellhammer along with their daughter, Whitney on March 26.
An agent from border patrol says Jaramillo is a Mexican citizen. When questioned, Jaramillo freely admitted that he was in the United States illegally.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Alejandro Ramirez-Jaramillo, 26, was headed northbound on Cousino Road in a Ford Econoline van around 1 a.m. when he ran through a stop sign and struck the Shellhammer's white Lexus on Seaman Road. Both vehicles went off the road and into a field.
Jaramillo remains behinds bars at the Lucas County Jail.