Suspect charged with DUI, fatal homicide in Oxford

OXFORD, Miss. (WMC) – A man accused of killing an Ole Miss student and seriously injuring another is now charged with manslaughter and DUI.

Seth Rokitka, 24, was arrested Monday after the weekend crash and is in jail on $1 million bail.

Police say Rokitka’s car crashed in Marshall County before he was arrested.

He is now charged with manslaughter, aggravated DUI, leaving the scene of an accident causing death and leaving the scene of an accident causing bodily injury.

Tristen Holland, 18, was arrested in Shelby County and charged with accessory after the fact.

Both Holland and Rokitka are residents of Collierville, and Holland is a student at Collierville High School.

Walker Fielder, an Ole Miss student from Madison, Mississippi, was killed in the crash.

Walker Fielder(Nelson Thomas)

Blanche Williamson, another Ole Miss student from Raleigh, North Carolina, remains hospitalized with injuries sustained in the crash.

Chancellor Glenn Boyce released a statement asking for the community’s love and support in light of the incident. Click here to read his statement.

Meanwhile, Oxford police say Rokitka and Holland had no contact with the victims before the crash.

They also say Rokitka and Holland failed to do anything or call 911 after the crash, despite being aware of what they had done.

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