Party bus owner convicted of manslaughter in death of Santa Cruz woman

Jon Reno St. James was convicted April 8, 2015 of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Santa Cruz woman who fell out of a party bus and on to Highway 17. (KGO-TV )

A jury Wednesday convicted the owner of a party bus company in the death of a Santa Cruz woman.

Natasha Noland, 25, was killed when she fell out of the bus onto Highway 17 near Los gatos.

Jon Reno St. James was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. The jury found that he knew the bus door was faulty and ignored it.

St. James faces up to four years in jail.

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