Las Vegas Crash: Suspect Lakeisha Holloway 'Heartbroken,' Lawyers Say in Court

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By Erik Ortiz

Attorneys for the woman accused of intentionally slamming her car into pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip — killing one person and injuring dozens of others — said Wednesday that she is "heartbroken" over the incident.

Lakeisha Nicole Holloway, 24, appeared stone-faced during her initial hearing in Las Vegas Justice Court.

Lakeisha Nicole Holloway enters district court with one of her public defenders, Scott Coffee, for her arraignment on Dec. 23, 2015, in Las Vegas.Chase Stevens / AP

Her public defender said he's aware that the state plans to file more charges and asked for a status hearing for additional time to review the case. The judge set a date for Jan. 20.

Holloway — shackled and dressed in a blue jail uniform — was in court for less than two minutes. She remains held without bond and has yet to enter a plea.

Holloway was charged in a criminal complaint of murder with the use of a deadly weapon, as well as one count of child abuse, neglect, or endangerment and one count of leaving the scene of an accident.

That's because prosecutors say her 3-year-old daughter was also in the 1996 Oldsmobile during the Sunday night wreck. Neither mother nor child were hurt.

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Investigators said this week that they haven't determined why Holloway rammed her car into the crowd, creating a chaotic scene on the busy casino-lined strip.

Holloway, who is originally from Oregon, had been living out of her car in Sin City since about a week before the incident.