Ismet Sijamhodzic Jacksonville Sheriff's Office 2012 booking photo
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man accused of driving a van into a Jacksonville teen's bedroom wall and killing her appeared in court Thursday morning.
52-year-old Ismet Sijamhodzic is charged with vehicular homicide in relation to a crash that killed Wolfson High School Senior, Janay Jackson last August.
Sijamhodzic plead guilty to the charges at his 9 a.m. disposition hearing and will be sentenced on September 24.
During the hearing, Sijamhodzic apologized to Jackson's family and said he was sorry for the accident and asked Janay's family for forgiveness.
Sijamhodzic is facing a minimum of 111 months in jail to 15 years, per state guidelines. The state has not made a sentencing recommendation for Sijamhodzic.
Sijamhodzic is currently out on bond, but has his license suspended. He also has a curfew from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m., but is allowed to work and attend religious services. Sijamhodzic is required to attend mental health counseling as well.
First Coast News