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Teen faces civil suits regarding Swainsboro Taco Bell crash
Complaints filed in addition to criminal charges
Oliver Baylen Cope Web
Oliver Baylen Cope
In addition to criminal charges, five civil complaints were filed against a Statesboro teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast food restaurant in what police said appears to have been an intentional move. Oliver Baylen Cope, 18, Old River Road North, faces two felony murder counts in relation to the death of Macy Lynn Purvis Mullis, 23, Adrian, killed Sept. 28 when Cope crossed a four-lane highway at a high rate of speed, slamming into a Taco Bell restaurant. Several others were injured, leading to eight criminal charges of aggravated assault as well as a first degree criminal damage to property charge.
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