• Limo Employee Charged in Crash That Killed 20 Had Packed Bags with Him When He Was Arrested: Reports

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    A prosecutor said that when 28-year-old Nauman Hussain was stopped by police on Wednesday morning and arrested in the deaths of 20 people in a limo crash last weekend, he was traveling with packed bags, according to multiple news outlets.
    That detail - disclosed at Hussain's arraignment later Wednesday, as reported by the Associated Press , CBS News and local TV station WTEN - raises the specter of a flight from justice. But it was disputed by Hussain's defense attorney, Lee Kindlon, in comments after his hearing, according to WTEN.
    Kindlon contended that his client's family had received...
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  • 20 Years After His Death, Read PEOPLE's 1998 Story on Matthew Shepard's Brutal Murder

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    Ed. Note: Twenty years have passed since Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay college student, died after being abducted, robbed, beaten, and left tied to a fence in the cold outside Laramie, Wyoming, five days before. The night he was abducted, he left a bar with the two men who who would later murder him.
    Shepard's Oct. 12, 1998, death shocked the nation, drawing long-delayed attention to violence faced by LGBTQ people. The advocacy of Shepard's friends and supporters helped lead to the creation of a 2009 Shepard-Byrd act, a federal anti-hate crimes prevention law that extended existed...
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