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Two men riding in a stolen car that led a pair of Prince George's County police officers on a fatal car chase on Interstate 95 were indicted Thursday on criminal charges, authorities said.
Kevon Darnell Neal, 23, the suspected driver of the fleeing vehicle, was charged with motor vehicle manslaughter, fleeing and eluding police, and theft greater than $10,000, according to the Prince George’s County State's Attorney's Office. Kenneth C. Mitchell, 24, was charged with theft greater than $10,000.
The two were in a stolen Acura TL on Aug. 20 that led a police cruiser on a chase that ended with the cruiser crashing on the side of the interstate. The crash killed driver Officer Adrian Morris, 23, and injured passenger Officer Michael Risher, 24. The officers began pursuing the vehicle after the men were identified as the people who had earlier stolen a purse at a local gas station.
Both men are being held without bond.
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