Lawyer Says OSU Parade Crash Suspect May Be Mentally Ill

Homecoming Parade Crash
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The lawyer representing the woman who plowed through a crowd of people at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade, killing four and injuring dozens more, said he doesn't believe his client was intoxicated at the time of the horrific incident — but she has shown "warning signs" of a mental illness, NBC News reported. 

Adacia Chambers, 25, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence Saturday after she plowed through revelers on the sidelines of the Stillwater event, which draws thousands.

"She wasn't a drinker, she didn't do drugs," said Chambers' attorney, Tony Coleman, during a Sunday news conference.

Coleman said he interviewed Chambers for about an hour Saturday night and even though "her behavior wasn't consistent with drunken stupor ... I was not satisfied that I was communicating with a competent individual."

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