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Caitlyn’s mother: She’s not a criminal

Caitlyn Jenner’s mum Esther has defended her child in the wake of rumours the reality star is facing vehicular manslaughter charges.

While the 65-year-old Olympic athlete was still living as Bruce, the star was accused of causing a four-car collision in February which resulted in the death of a 69-year-old woman named Kim Howe.

News broke on Thursday police officials were handing the case over to the District Attorney’s office to determine whether or not Caitlyn will face vehicular manslaughter charges and her mother Esther hopes the I Am Cait star is found to be clear in the eyes of the law.

“That’s all we can hope and pray for,” Esther told the New York Daily News. “I’m sure it’s in the hands of good attorneys.”

The matriarch emphasised Caitlyn didn’t intentionally set out to cause a car accident that day.

Esther hopes the court recognises the tragic event was truly an accident.

“Good grief, that’s a given, for the love of God,” she noted.

On Friday sheriff’s department authorities claimed they did not recommend Caitlyn be charged with vehicular manslaughter, according to TMZ.

A spokesperson for the DA confirmed the case hasn’t even been received from the cops for their review yet.

"A case has not yet been presented to us and until that happens we cannot make a comment," Shiara Davila-Morales, the Chief of the Media Relations Division for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office told Access Hollywood.

Caitlyn has been sued twice in connection with the deadly auto collision, by the family of the late Kim Howe and car crash survivor Jessica Steindorff.

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