Prosecutor: Seal mental health records in parade crash

Emergency personnel respond after a vehicle crashed into a crowd of spectators during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, causing multiple injuries, on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 in Stillwater, Oka. (David Bitton/The News Press via AP)

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor wants a judge to seal the mental health records of a woman charged with driving a car into the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing four people and injuring dozens.

A motion filed Friday by District Attorney Laura Austin Thomas says the defense attorney for Adacia Chambers appears to be trying to prejudice a potential jury pool by seeking media attention and discussing Chambers’ mental health.

Thomas also criticized the defense for attaching to a motion a psychologist’s report about the mental health and competency of Chambers, 25.

Both the defense and prosecution have requested a competency hearing for Chambers, who faces four counts of second-degree murder and 46 counts of assault and battery in connection with the Oct. 24 crash. She remains jailed on $1 million bond.

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