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The woman who crashed into a crowd in Las Vegas, charged with murder

24-year-old Lakisha Holloway, who was driving the car, pull off the roadway onto the sidewalk and crashed into a crowd of people, killing 32-year-old resident of Arizona, charged with murder, according to Reuters.

The motives of the suspect has yet to be identified.

All this time Holloway was detained in jail special regime, intended for prisoners, including suspected suicidal intent.

The tragedy occurred on Sunday evening, December 20, in Las Vegas, where at that time held the final of the international beauty contest «Miss universe 2015». The car, at the wheel which was Lakisha, abruptly moved out of Las Vegas on the sidewalk, crashing into a crowd of pedestrians. A police spokesman Las Vegas Brett Zimmerman in an interview with reporters, said that the violator has made arrival on the curb at least three times, which speaks of criminal intent.

After hitting a pedestrian Holloway about a mile from the crime scene stopped the car and asked the hotel Concierge to call the police.

Together with the suspect in the car was three-year-old child who was not injured.

The investigation revealed that a resident of Oregon Holloway drove into Las Vegas on the way to Texas, where lives the father of her three year old daughter, with whom he has recently quarreled.

About three weeks the mother and daughter lived in Las Vegas in a car that Holloway was driving with an expired Oregon rights. According to the suspect, before you make a run, she overtook the car from place to place, because from everywhere drove her protection.

Reporters also found interesting details of the biography of the suspect. In particular, in 2012, Holloway received an award from the organization of the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center, which helps to find work weak sections of the population. The award was presented to Lakisha for the fact that it serves as a perfect example for high school students.

In the video, filmed Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center, Lakisha talks about how growing up with his mother, an alcoholic and was homeless for a year, studying in high school. In this case the girl managed to become the first in his family to receive a matriculation certificate.

«Today, I’m not that frightened little girl once was. I’m a grown woman. A hard life has taught me to stand firmly on his feet,» Holloway said in the video, filmed three years ago.

The woman who crashed into a crowd in Las Vegas, charged with murder 23.12.2015

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