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Suspect In MAX Train Killings To Be Arraigned

(Portland, OR)  --  Arraignment is scheduled this afternoon for the suspect in the deadly attack on a MAX train in Portland.  Authorities say 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian is facing two counts of aggravated murder, two counts of second-degree intimidation, and being a felon in possession of a restricted weapon.  Police say Christian is accused of slashing three Good Samaritans who tried to intervene as Christian verbally assaulted a teenage girl wearing a hijab and her friend on the MAX train.  Fifty-three-year-old Army veteran Rick Best and 23-year-old Reed College graduate Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche were killed, and 21-year-old Micah David-Cole Fletcher is recovering in a hospital.

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