Thursday, July 20, 2017

James Kester Charged Intentional Vehicle Attack Driving Into Mourners at SC Cematary

James Kester Charged Intentional Vehicle Attack Driving Into Mourners at SC Cematary --- ===

 July 19, 2017  James Kester Charged Intentional Vehicle Attack Driving Into Mourners at SC Cemetary  12 injured, 1 arrested.  James Kester, 64, (white male) is now charged with 12 counts of attempted murder. Although he’s accused of striking 12 people at the grave site at Greenlawn Memorial Park at about 1:30 p.m. July 19, none of those people suffered life-threatening injuries. police say he deliberately struck a funeral crowd — but his potential motive remains unclear. J Reporter Chad Mills tweeted that police say the motive may be a grudge against a governmental agency. “@ColumbiaPDSC says James Kester hit family at funeral w/ car because of grudge against #SC Dept. of Mental Health,” he wrote on Twitter.

*Tags

  • deliberate accident
  • grudge
  • looks like but is not terrorist attack
  • mental health
  • motive unclear
  • white suspect


*Sources



Woman with CWP may have prevented further violence in funeral incident
WIS · 1 day ago


South Carolina Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Driving Into ...
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A 64-year-old driver has been charged with the attempted murder of 12 people at a Columbia, South Carolina, cemetery after police say he deliberately struck a funeral crowd — but his potential motive remains unclear. James Kester is scheduled to appear for his first bond hearing ...

South Carolina Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Driving Into Crowd at Cemetary NBC News  A 64-year-old driver has been charged with the attempted murder of 12 people at a Columbia, South Carolina cemetery after police say he deliberately struck a funeral crowd — but his potential motive remains unclear. James Kester is scheduled to appear for his first bond hearing ...



South Carolina Man Charged With Attempted Murder After Driving Into a Dozen Cemetery Mourners


NBCNews.com · 5 hours ago


Man Charged with 12 Counts of Attempted Murder in Attack at Cemetery


WLTX.com · 18 hours ago


Up to 10 minor injuries as car drives into graveside service in Columbia, chief says


WYFF Greenville · 3 hours ago
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heavy.com/.../james-kester-columbia-south-carolina-sc-greenlawn-funeral-cemetery-c...  Man charged with 12 counts of attempted murder in alleged attack at Greenlawn Cemetery in Columbia. He is 64-year-old James Kester.   Police Think the Motive Was a Grudge Against the Department of Mental Health. Police consider it intentional.. Reporter Chad Mills tweeted that police say the motive may be a grudge against a governmental agency. “@ColumbiaPDSC says James Kester hit family at funeral w/ car because of grudge against #SC Dept. of Mental Health,” he wrote on Twitter.

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