The drunken driver who killed a sleeping toddler by crashing into her home had been released on bail days earlier for an unprovoked attack inside a Houma bar, police said.
Tony Milligan, 20, 4349 La. 311, Houma, was arrested June 12 after he punched a man for no apparent reason, according to police reports. The two men did not know each other.
Two weekends later Milligan lost control of his truck while fleeing a hit-and-run wreck and crashed into a house on a sliver of bayouside property, killing 2-year-old Taylor Strickland and injuring both her parents, police said.