The driving force accused of killing four Pepperdine University students in a crash in Malibu, California, final week has been re-arrested, this time on 4 counts of murder.
Fraser , 22, of Malibu, was initially arrested on a cost of gross vehicular manslaughter following the Oct. 17 crash in the 21600 block of Pacific Coast Freeway. He was launched “to permit detectives time to assemble the proof wanted to safe the strongest prison submitting and conviction.”
Bohm had misplaced management of his sedan and crashed into three parked autos the ladies had been standing between, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division stated on the time. The victims had been pronounced lifeless on the scene.
Pepperdine University recognized them as seniors Niamh Rolston, Peyton Stewart, Asha Weir and Deslyn Williams.
In an update Tuesday, the sheriff’s division stated the driving force was arrested on the 4 murder counts after investigators collected toxicology outcomes, search warrants, a pace evaluation and different proof. Bail was set at $8 million.
Bohm is scheduled to look in court docket Wednesday, in response to the sheriff’s division. It is not instantly clear if he has an legal professional.
Pepperdine’s primary campus overlooks Pacific Coast Freeway, which sheriff’s Capt. Jennifer Seetoo known as “lethal” final week as a result of individuals are inclined to drive recklessly on it.
“The main reason for collisions on PCH by far is pace,” she stated. “It’s a city — it’s a school city.”
Pepperdine President Jim Gash stated in a letter to the campus community that the scholars introduced “pleasure and light-weight to our campus.” Connie Horton, vice chairman for pupil affairs, added the scholars introduced a “distinctive present and spirit” to the varsity.
A memorial service was held for the victims over the weekend.
“Peyton, Asha, Niamh and Deslyn had been our greatest pals. They had been every thing,” Pepperdine pupil Aubrey Lewis stated, in response to NBC Los Angeles. Talking of Deslyn, she stated, “Making others smile made her smile.”
“She was pleasure, everybody’s finest hype girl.”
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