Reality TV star killed N.J. native in DWI crash. She’ll serve 16 years


Daniel Dill graduated from high school in New Jersey before going on to a career in the U.S. Coast Guard.

For Chris and Denise Dill, the loss of their son Daniel to a drunk driver last November hasn’t gotten any easier with the passing weeks and months.

The memories — and the tears — return daily.

Melissa Ann Hancock (Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office)

“Every day something reminds you,” Chris Dill said. “I couldn’t tell you how many times the word Dan comes up in a TV show … every little thing.”

Daniel Dill, a 29-year-old information systems technician