By CBS13 Staff

WEST SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The Yolo County District Attorney on Thursday filed murder charges against Gabriel Poletti, the man accused of a DUI in a head-on crash that killed two parents and injured their two young children in West Sacramento on Feb. 15.

The criminal complaint filed against 27-year-old Poletti, of Elk Grove, alleges two charges of murder, two charges of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated with a previous DUI conviction and other DUI-related charges with several enhancements related to the children’s injuries and Poletti’s blood alcohol content level.

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The crash occurred at night on Jefferson Boulevard near Locks Drive.

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The father, Rasul Afzili, was pronounced dead at the scene and the mother, Anila Afzili, died at an area hospital, officials confirmed. The couple’s two young children, three-year-old Jannah and seven-month-old Azzan, sustained minor to moderate injuries and have since been released into the care of family members.

According to the district attorney’s office, Poletti having a prior DUI conviction allowed for murder charges to be filed in this case.

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Poletti is being held in the Yolo County Jail without bail and his arraignment is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 26.