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John Lee faces Eluding charges in Washington and Murder charges in Idaho John Lee faces Eluding charges in Washington and Murder charges in Idaho
John Lee appeared in a Whitman County courtroom Monday afternoon to face Eluding charges in Washington before the extradition process to Idaho begins John Lee appeared in a Whitman County courtroom Monday afternoon to face Eluding charges in Washington before the extradition process to Idaho begins
WHITMAN COUNTY, Wash. - The man accused of killing three people in Moscow and critically injuring another on Saturday appeared before a Whitman County judge Monday afternoon. 

29-year-old John Lee was arrested in Washington after a 24 mile pursuit with local police Saturday afternoon. Lee is charged with Eluding in Washington and on Monday the Whitman County Prosecutor requested a $500,000 bond, which was granted. 

Lee's next court appearance will be on Friday, January 16, 2015 where he will be arraigned on the Eluding charge. The judge said during Monday's hearing, "I want to get these charges out of the way before he's extradited." 

Following his arraignment on Friday, Lee will have an extradition hearing to decide when he will head back to Latah County in Idaho to face three counts of First Degree Murder and one count of Attempted First Degree Murder. 

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