DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The former Marine accused of killing a University of North Texas (UNT) student has been brought back to Denton, from Arizona, to face charges.READ MORE: ERCOT Shuts Down Wholesale Electricity Provider Griddy In Texas
Corporal Eric Jamal Johnson was taken into custody earlier this month at the Marine Corps Air Station in Arizona where he was assigned. Until today, he had been held in the Yuma County Detention Center.
The 20-year-old former Marine is accused of killing UNT student Sarah Mutschlechner in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day.READ MORE: Texas Lawmakers Call On Public Utility Commission Chair To Resign
Mutschlechner, a college junior, was with friends when witnesses say their car came under fire at an intersection near Texas Woman’s University, about two miles from UNT.
Johnson did not fight extradition back to Texas and officials say he was cooperative with Denton County Sheriff’s Office Deputies during the trip.
He arrived at the Denton County Jail very early Thursday morning, where he was arraigned. His bond has been set at $1 millon.MORE NEWS: Plumber Shortage, Supply Chain Issues Delay North Texas Winter Storm Repairs
(©2016 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)