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Springfield man being arraigned in court for murder after fleeing to Ohio

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

The Springfield man who fled to Ohio to avoid arrest for murder is being arraigned in Springfield District Court Wednesday.

Police say Chase Johnson, 29, was transported to the Springfield Police Department at 4:50 a.m. Wednesday, after being arrested one week ago in Montgomery County, Ohio .

According to Springfield police, Johnson is being charged for murdering 24-year-old Eddiz Walter at 1146 State Street on July 18. Authorities say Walter was shot just after midnight at "Duck's Place" and later died at Baystate Medical Center.

This murder became the 12th homicide of 2013 in Springfield.

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