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Suspect in Crash that Killed 5 Charged with 42 Counts

Suspect in Crash that Killed 5 Charged with 42 Counts

Suspect in Crash that Killed 5 Charged with 42 Counts

In Suffolk County, a man who was speeding in a stolen car and caused a chain-reaction crash that killed five people on Valentine’s Day has been charged with a 42-count Indictment.

The suspect, Jamel Turner, is looking at five counts of depraved indifference murder and aggravated vehicular homicide. His indictment includes 37 felony charges.

He was driving a stolen Camaro at the time of the accident and going around 154 miles per hour.

Three of the people who were killed were in the same family. They were 55-year-old Jacquelyn McCoy, her daughter Mary Alice Booker and her son Anthony McCoy. A family friend, Tameka Foster, was also killed. And Turner’s passenger, Lonindell Skinner, also passed away.

If you’ve lost a loved one in a car accident that was caused by someone else acting negligently or criminally, you would seek to recover compensation and justice by filing a wrongful death claim. You do not have to figure this out on your own. A personal injury attorney can help. To talk to an attorney about your claim, contact Frekhtman & Associates today at (212) 222-1111.

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