Two men arrested in connection with the deadly Chatsworth street racing crash that happened last week have been charged with murder. The crash killed two victims and critically injured a third. The incident occurred after a racer lost control of his Ford Mustang and crashed into a crowd of spectators. Both drivers involved in the race fled the scene.
The victims of the crash have been identified as Wilson Thomas Wong, 50, and Eric Siguenza, 26. Charged in their deaths are Henry Michael Gevorgyan, 21, and Irael Valenzuela, 38. Gevorgyan turned himself into police after he was identified as the driver of the Mustang. Valenzuela was arrested Tuesday. Both men have pleaded not guilty and are being held at $2 million bail.
The charges filed in the case were two counts of murder and one count of engaging in a motor vehicle speed contests on a highway causing a concussion. Valenzuela was arraigned on Thursday and Gevorgyan is due back in court on March 11. They face a possible sentence of 33 years to life. The investigation into the crash remains ongoing.