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Karen Irby to be sentenced Today

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Jackson socialite Karen Irby will find out today how long she will spend behind bars.

Irby pleaded guilty March 26 to two reduced charges of culpable negligence manslaughter. The case is before Hinds County Circuit Judge Tomie Green.

She admitted to getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol the night of February 11, 2009, and causing an accident that killed Dr. Mark Pogue and his fiancee Dr. Lisa Dedousis.

Karen Irby's husband, Stuart Irby, was also seriously injured in the wreck.

The Pogue and Dedousis families have filed a $60 million lawsuit.

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