Defendant Chandler Kania of Asheboro, NC is surrounded by family and defense attorneys during a courtroom break in Orange County Superior Criminal Court in Hillsborough, NC Tuesday afternoon, August 16, 2016. Kania is charged with 3 counts of 2nd degree murder, 3 counts of felony death by vehicle and DWI among other charges in a July 19, 2015 head-on collision Kania had with another vehicle as he drove the wrong way on I-85 near Hillsborough killing three of four occupants of the other vehicle and seriously injuring the fourth person in the car. An Orange County assistant DA and Kania's defense attorneys began arguing motions in the early stages of the case against Kania, a former UNC-CH student.
Defendant Chandler Kania of Asheboro, NC is surrounded by family and defense attorneys during a courtroom break in Orange County Superior Criminal Court in Hillsborough, NC Tuesday afternoon, August 16, 2016. Kania is charged with 3 counts of 2nd degree murder, 3 counts of felony death by vehicle and DWI among other charges in a July 19, 2015 head-on collision Kania had with another vehicle as he drove the wrong way on I-85 near Hillsborough killing three of four occupants of the other vehicle and seriously injuring the fourth person in the car. An Orange County assistant DA and Kania's defense attorneys began arguing motions in the early stages of the case against Kania, a former UNC-CH student. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Defendant Chandler Kania of Asheboro, NC is surrounded by family and defense attorneys during a courtroom break in Orange County Superior Criminal Court in Hillsborough, NC Tuesday afternoon, August 16, 2016. Kania is charged with 3 counts of 2nd degree murder, 3 counts of felony death by vehicle and DWI among other charges in a July 19, 2015 head-on collision Kania had with another vehicle as he drove the wrong way on I-85 near Hillsborough killing three of four occupants of the other vehicle and seriously injuring the fourth person in the car. An Orange County assistant DA and Kania's defense attorneys began arguing motions in the early stages of the case against Kania, a former UNC-CH student. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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