UPDATE: Cherry Point Marine Will Not Fight Extradition

A Cherry Point Marine accused in a Virginia murder will not fight extradition.

Corporal Don Walker II was in court today in Craven County. He waived his right to an extradition hearing.

Walker will remain in the Craven County jail until Virginia authorities pick him up. That will happen before January 5.

Walker is charged with first degree murder along burglary with intent to commit a felony.

Police in Christiansburg, Virginia say James McPeak was stabbed and bludgeoned to death on Tuesday, December 21.

Also charged was McPeak's estranged wife. Police say Walker is that woman's boyfriend.

The 25-year-old became a Marine in July 2008.


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A Cherry Point Marine is accused in a Virginia murder that appears to be part of a love triangle.

Corporal Don Walker II is in the Craven County jail after being charged with first degree murder and burglary with intent to commit a felony.

Police in Christiansburg say James McPeak was stabbed and bludgeoned to death on Tuesday. Also charged was McPeak's estranged wife. Police say Walker is that woman's boyfriend.

The 25-year-old Marine is being held on a $1 million bond and is awaiting an extradition hearing before being returned to Virginia to face charges. Cherry Point says Walker is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron at the air station and became a Marine in July 2008.


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