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Miccosukee man to remain jailed in DUI case
A member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida will remain in jail pending his trial for DUI manslaughter, a judge said on Thursday.

Thomas D. Cypress, 54, is charged with the February 19 deaths of a Maryland couple. His blood alcohol level was 0.249, or three times the legal limit.

Cypress is the brother of Miccosukee Chairman Billy Cypress. The accident occurred on a stretch of the Tamiami Trail outside of reservation borders.

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Judge reaffirms driver in fatal Tamiami Trail crash to stay in jail (The Miami Herald 3/27)

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