Murder USA: DUI murder charges loom for Sam Ellis; charges of hosting teen booze party pending for Kenneth Salzman, reports WUSA 9 reporter Andrea McCarren

Documents show Ellis’ blood alcohol level was a .09 at a hospital two hours after the crash. Later, using a state police kit, it was a .07. For adults, the legal limit of intoxication is .08.

According to the documents, Ellis also tested positive for marijuana and benzodiazepines, which is found in medications like Xanax.