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Family Of Murder Victim Regan Jolley Talks To KHQ

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Loved ones describe murder victim Regan Jolley, 33, as a loving, caring mother that was taken too soon.

Jolley's body was found was found in a tub of acid in a detached garage off of West Autumn Lane in Nine Mile Falls Tuesday afternoon.

Jason Hart, 27, an Iraq War veteran diagnosed with PTSD, is now facing murder charges in the death of Jolley.

Family of Jolley tell KHQ that Reagan had been struggling with drugs and alcohol after her sister and father passed away. She had just moved to Spokane from Moses Lake with her two sons to seek help.

Jolley lived in a drug treatment facility with her boys, 4 and 6 years old as she worked on getting clean.

At some point though she left the facility and moved in with Hart about two weeks ago.

Detectives believe that Hart strangled Jolley before trying to dispose of her body in a tub of acid.

Hart remains in jail on $500,000 bond. His next court appearance is scheduled for June 18th.

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