Accused killer pleads not guilty
Accused killer Avondre Graham pleaded not guilty today in Spokane County Superior Court to four charges stemming from attacks against three women.
Graham is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree attempted assault, first-degree robbery and third-degree assault. Graham, 17, appeared from the Spokane County Jail via a live video feed to the courthouse.
His bond is $1 million.
Police say Graham admitted to stabbing Sharlotte McGill to death on May 3, according to court documents filed Wednesday, and attacking a woman with a mallet and stealing her phone as she walked on the Centennial Trail Sept. 13.
He is also accused of punching and chasing a female Gonzaga University student on the Centennial Trail on Aug. 29.
Family members of the victim and the accused attended the hearing but declined to comment.
A trial date is set for Nov. 19.