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Festival Tragedy

A Texas appeals court on Wednesday upheld the murder conviction of Rashad Owens for killing four people when he drove his car into a crowd at the 2014 South by Southwest music festival, and upgraded the offense from first-degree felony to capital felony.

AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas appeals court on Wednesday upheld the murder conviction of Rashad Owens for killing four people when he drove his car into a crowd at the 2014 South by Southwest music festival, and upgraded the offense from first-degree felony to capital felony.

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