Police: Suspect in deadly OSU homecoming parade crash held on upgraded 2nd degree murder charges
STILLWATER,Okla.– Adacia Avery Chambers is being held on additional charges of second degree murder (four counts).
Chambers, a 25-year-old Stillwater resident, was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 24 for driving under the influence after a collision with a crowd of spectators at the Oklahoma State University Homecoming Parade.
Three victims were pronounced dead at the scene and one victim, a two year old boy, died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.
Forty-six other people were injured in the collision.
On Sunday morning, investigators, in consultation with the Payne County District Attorney’s office, elected to file an affidavit and hold Chambers on four counts of second degree murder.
A conviction for murder in the second degree has a sentence of ten years to life imprisonment for each count.
Chambers was arrested for DUI on Saturday morning.
She was taken to Stillwater Medical Center to obtain blood samples as required by Oklahoma statute in collisions involving fatality and serious injury.
The blood samples will be sent to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation for testing.
Chambers was transported to the Stillwater Police Department jail for holding.
On Sunday afternoon, Chambers was transferred to the Payne County jail where she will await an initial court appearance on Monday.