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Camden man kills cab driver, then shoots self
Nicholas Kyle Rivers
A crime spree that began in Camden Friday afternoon and spread across two other counties ended back in Camden when authorities brought 20-year-old Nicholas Kyle Rivers to a stop near S.C. 34 and U.S. 1.
A 20-year-old Camden man with a history of mental health and substance abuse issues shot and killed himself Friday after a violent afternoon rampage through Kershaw, Richland and Lee counties. Nicholas Kyle Rivers’ crime spree began around 3 p.m. Friday when he called for a cab from the Parkview Motel in Camden, said Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews. Rivers paid the cab driver, 30-year-old Debra Wright, the fare to Columbia.