After posting initial bond, fatal hit-and-run driver now must pay more

BLOOMINGTON (WEEK) — Bond was increased for the alleged suspect in a June fatal hit-and-run incient.

Jose Rodriguez, 27, of Bloomington, had his bond increased to $1 million Friday (July 12) during his arraignment. Rodriguez will need to pay 10 percent, about $100,000, to be released on bond.

He is accused of hitting and killing 39-year-old Corey Cottrell and fleeing the scene. Rodriguez turned himself in the next day.

Rodriguez posted his initial bond of just over $10,000, but the Pantagraph reports the judge is asking him to be held partly because immigration officers were there.

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