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Javonte Mathis, 22, charged with murder after police chase crash kills Torry Hines, 16, in Antioch, California

Modified Date: 
Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:29pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Driver charged with murder in Antioch crash that killed Freedom High student

On Thursday, the coroner officially identified Hines as the person killed in the crash. His father, Torry Hines Sr., said people should honor his son's memory by "making smart decisions." ANTIOCH -- The driver of a car that crashed during a police chase Tuesday, killing a 16-year-old occupant, has been charged with murder, a Contra Costa County prosecutor said. Instead of stopping, the driver, later identified as Mathis, sped away, heading west until the car crashed and caught fire about a half-mile away in Antioch. Javonte Mathis, 22, has been charged with the murder in the death of 16-year-old Torry Hines, along with felony causing death while evading an officer, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Driver charged with murder in crash that killed East Bay student

On Thursday, the coroner officially identified Hines as the person killed in the crash. His father, Torry Hines Sr., said people should honor his son's memory by "making smart decisions." Javonte Mathis, 22, has been charged with murder in the death of 16-year-old Torry Hines, along with felony causing death while evading an officer, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. ANTIOCH -- The driver of a car that crashed during a police chase Tuesday, killing a 16-year-old occupant, has been charged with murder, a Contra Costa County prosecutor said. Instead of stopping, the driver, later identified as Mathis, sped away, heading west until the car crashed and caught fire about a half-mile away in Antioch.

Man Accused Of Killing Teen Cousin In Oakley Crash Pleads NotGuilty

MARTINEZ (CBS SF) — A 22-year-old man pleaded not guilty in a Martinez courtroom Thursday to killing his teenage cousin in a crash after a police pursuit last month in Antioch. Mathis fled on foot after the crash, leaving Hines in the burning vehicle, sheriff’s officials said. Hines was a passenger in the vehicle Mathis allegedly fled in. Javonte Mathis, of Concord, is charged with murder for the death of Torry Hines, 16, of Antioch. The vehicle slammed into a power pole and a fire hydrant and burst into flames between Wilson Street and Phillips Lane in Antioch, sheriff’s officials said.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Torry Hines
Javonte Mathis

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