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District Attorney to Charge Nathan Louis Campbell with Murder

Update: Hetty Chang of NBC tweets: “Nathan Campbell pleaded not guilty. Lawyer says he did not try to kill anyone.”

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office will charge Nathan Louis Campbell with murder today at the Los Angeles Superior Court, Airport Branch. Campbell was the driver of the vehicle that killed 32 year old Alice Gruppioni of Italy and injured 16 others on the Venice Boardwalk on August 3rd.

Nathan Louis Campbell

Nathan Louis Campbell picture via Hetty Chang / NBC

The 38-year-old Colorado resident Campbell will be charged with one count of murder, 16 counts of assault with a deadly weapon and 17 counts of hit-and-run, said Head Deputy District Attorney Gary Hearnsberger with the Major Crimes Division. The complaint includes the special allegation of use of a deadly weapon, a car.

Deputy District Attorney Victor Avila, who is assigned to prosecute the case, will ask that Campbell’s bail be set at $1.48 million.

Police said Campbell abandoned the vehicle at Ocean Park Boulevard and Beverly Avenue and turned himself into Santa Monica police about two hours later.

Of the 16 injured victims, eight are female and eight are male.

If convicted, he faces up to life in prison.

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