Father of Staviiski Crash Victim Adds DUI to Rap Sheet

Crime | March 30, 2009, Monday // 14:18|  views

Krasimir Gorsov has already admitted gambling away his daughter's charity fund but last week’s Court proceedings reveled he had spend additional money on the lease of a Mercedes automobile. Photo by Sofia News Agency.

Krasimir Gorsov, father of Manuela Gorsova, who was left in a coma from a car accident caused by World figure skating champion Maxim Staviiski , has been busted for drink driving in Sofia.

The information was reported by the "Trud" daily.

According to the publication, Gorsov was caught by Sofia policemen driving a "Mercedes" without a license and registration and appeared drunk.

The Interior Ministry has confirmed the report. The incident happened on the evening of March 23.

In the mean time, the Prosecutor in Gorsov's case over his alleged abuse of his daughter's charity fund announced that, in addition to gambling, Krasimir spent the charity money for the lease of a Mercedes Benz automobile.

The information was revealed during the first Court proceedings against him on March 26.

Gorsov has admitted misusing his daughter's accounts and has stated that he was gambling BGN 4,000-5,000 each night, sometimes loosing as much as BGN 6,000 in a matter of hours.

According to the Bulgarian Penal Code, Gorsov faces up to 5 years behind bars.

On August 19 2008, the Bulgarian TV channel bTV aired an investigative report showing Gorsov gambling huge amounts of money and simultaneously feeding several slot machines with BGN 100 bills.

Manuela was left in a coma after a fatal car crash caused by world ice-dancing champion Maxim Staviiski on August 5, 2007. She is now back at home in Veliko Tarnovo after being given special clinical care in Israel and is expected to slowly recover from her comatose state.


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Tags: Krasimir Gorsov, Manuela, comatose, Maxim Staviski, crash, charity fund, gambling, Mercedes lease, DUI


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