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Morgenstern bail hearing set for today

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Dr. Craig Morgenstern faces Federal charges of Interstate Transportation of a Minor for Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Possession of Child Pornography. Dr. Craig Morgenstern faces Federal charges of Interstate Transportation of a Minor for Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Possession of Child Pornography.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Dr. Craig Morgenstern, the Spokane physician accused of drugging and sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy in Stevens County will appear before a Federal judge Thursday afternoon in a bail hearing for his latest charges. 

Morgenstern was arrested last week in Stevens County twice, once for Child Rape and a second time for Possession of Child Pornography. As Morgenstern was getting ready to bail out of the Stevens County Jail, he was arrested again, this time on charges of Interstate Transportation of a Minor for Aggravated Sexual Abuse and Possession of Child Pornography. 

According to court documents, Morgenstern brought an 11-year-old from Washington to Idaho where he performed a sex act with the child. The documents said the boy in this incident was the same as the boy from last week. The Interstate Transportation of a Minor for Aggravated Sexual Abuse could carry a sentence of 30 years to life if Morgenstern is convicted.

Morgenstern's bail hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. We will be sure to update you on what happens. 

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