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Fri Aug 7, 2020, 08:52 PM

Man Dies in Car Crash After Defacing Black Lives Matter Mural With Mud, Oil and Graffiti

https://www.newsweek.com/man-dies-car-crash-after-defacing-black-lives-matter-mural-mud-oil-graffiti-1523729

A man suspected of defacing a Black Lives Matter mural in Vermont with mud, oil and graffiti died in a car accident, police announced Thursday.

The suspect, identified as Fred Seavey by the Montpelier Police Department, died in a car accident July 1 after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into a highway median, according to an accident report by WCAX.

Police had identified Seavey, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, as a transient with no listed home address, WCAX reported. Using DNA from the crash scene, police were able to positively match those samples to ones collected from spray paint cans found near the mural.

Police used the DNA evidence, witness statements and video surveillance to posthumously link Seavey, 56, to its investigation into the mural's vandalism, according to a news release.

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PTWB Aug 7 OP
RainCaster Aug 7 #1
Walleye Aug 7 #2
SouthernIrish Aug 7 #3
Raine Aug 8 #4
oasis Aug 8 #7
Takket Aug 8 #5
JI7 Aug 8 #6

Response to PTWB (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 08:54 PM

1. Karma

Nothing more to say.

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 08:55 PM

2. Freedumb is not wearing a seatbelt

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Fri Aug 7, 2020, 10:01 PM

3. Hmmm?

Or blame the dead man since he is transient. Maybe the real culprit was connected?

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Sat Aug 8, 2020, 03:14 AM

4. Headline makes it sound like defacing had something to do with the car crash but

the defacing was in the middle of June and the car crash he died in was July 1, a couple weeks after. 🙄

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Response to Raine (Reply #4)

Sat Aug 8, 2020, 05:13 AM

7. The deceased will always have vandalism as his "claim to fame". nt

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Response to PTWB (Original post)

Sat Aug 8, 2020, 05:01 AM

5. That's a shame

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Sat Aug 8, 2020, 05:07 AM

6. I wonder if he was one of those that were paid to do it

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