Ohio man who confessed in video turns himself in

  • Posted: Monday, September 9, 2013 3:12 p.m., Updated: Monday, September 9, 2013 3:53 p.m.
This video frame grab provided by Alex Sheen of becauseisaidiwould.com shows Matthew Cordle. Cordle, a driver has confessed in a video posted online that he's to blame for a wrong-way car crash stemming from a night of heavy drinking that killed another man and says he's willing to take "full responsibility." Cordle turned himself in on Monday.

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio driver who made an online video confessing to causing a fatal wrong-way crash after drinking heavily has turned himself in on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide.

In a 3-1/2-minute video posted last week, Matthew Cordle admits that he killed 61-year-old Vincent Canzani, of Gahanna, on June 22. He says in the video that he will plead guilty and take full responsibility.

Franklin County prosecutor Ron O’Brien says the 22-year-old Powell man faces up to 8-1/2 years in prison if convicted.

Cordle surrendered at Franklin County Jail on Monday and has an arraignment scheduled for Tuesday.

Cordle also is charged with a misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

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