Man accused in fiery crash that killed mother, 3 children, appears in court
HOUSTON – Family members of the victims were in the courtroom Tuesday, including the husband and father of the woman killed. Family members of victims Porsha Branch, 28, and her three children, ages seven months, 5, and 2, were visibly upset when authorities brought the suspect into the courtroom. Daniel Canada, 35, faces four counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault. According to Harris County officials, Canada was drunk with a blood-alcohol level of at least .15 when he slammed into another car, killing a mother and her three children. The fiery crash resulted in a seven-car pileup on Sunday night.