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Bucks woman facing murder charges in deadly crash

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BEDMINSTER TWP., Pa. - A Bucks County woman is facing murder charges after being accused of causing a deadly crash while under the influence.

Jaclyn Jones, 30, is facing 3rd-degree murder charges for a crash that happened August 30th in Bedminster Township.

Prosecutors say Jones' vehicle crashed head-on into a car driven by Christopher Marinelli, 21.

Marinelli died and his passenger was seriously injured.

Police said Jones was under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash. She was also driving on a suspended license from a previous DUI conviction.

Jones' lawyer says she is extremely ill and wss prescribed opiates. He says they plan to fight the charges.


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