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Man sought in Wash. murder arrested in Oregon

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A Washington man who surrendered near Portland, Oregon, after police say he killed his girlfriend on Tuesday and posted photos of her body online has waived extradition.

Lt. Steve Alexander of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office says David Kalac (KAY'-lick) probably will be returned to Port Orchard, Washington, sometime Thursday or Friday.

Kalac was arrested Wednesday night nearly 200 miles from the crime scene after a daylong manhunt. He's accused of killing Amber Lynn Coplin in a Port Orchard apartment and posting photos of the crime scene on an online bulletin board. He also wrote that he wanted authorities to find and kill him. Coplin's car was found Wednesday afternoon in Portland, just hours before Kalac surrendered to police.

Kalac is charged with second-degree murder and is being held on $2 million bail.

He gave himself up to an officer patrolling near a transit center in Wilsonville, Oregon, about 20 miles south of Portland.

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