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Springfield Woman OK After Being Forced To Drive For Murder Suspect

(Springfield, OR)  --  A Springfield woman is doing OK after a triple-murder suspect forced her to drive him more than two-thousand miles over the weekend.  The Springfield Police Department says 34-year-old Laura Johnson was approached in her car during her lunch break Friday afternoon by suspect Oen Evan Nicholson.  Johnson told police Nicholson forced her to drive north.  The pair eventually ended up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where Nicholson was taken into custody Sunday.  The 30-year-old is facing multiple charges including murder, attempted murder, and assault.

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