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John Lee extradited to Idaho

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LATAH COUNTY, Idaho -

The Whitman County Sheriff's Office says a man accused of killing three people in Idaho is no longer in custody in Washington. On Monday, 29-year-old John Lee was extradited to Latah County where he'll face murder charges. Lee has been booked into the Latah County Jail. According to jail records, he was booked on three counts of Murder in the 1st Degree and one count of Attempted murder.

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Governor Jay Inslee has filed a Warrant of Arrest and Extradition for John Lee with the court.  The Whitman County Prosecutor's Office received the warrant Tuesday afternoon. The letter says authorities in Washington must hand over the Moscow shooting suspect to the Latah County sheriff or his deputies.Lee appeared in a Whitman County courtroom last month to be extradited but at the time, prosecutors were still waiting on the warrant from Gov. Inslee.

Police say Lee went on a shooting spree in Moscow, Idaho, in January that left three people dead before crossing state lines and leading police on a chase.

He was arrested and booked into the Whitman County jail on eluding charges. Before prosecutors in Idaho can charge him with three counts of murder, Lee will have to deal with the charges in Washington first.

Lee will face those eluding charges Friday morning, as well as a hearing regarding his move to Idaho.
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