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Alabama Man Arrested in Franklin County for Kidnapping Makes a Plea in Court

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Pasco --  The man accused of kidnapping an Idaho girl and crossing state lines into Washington was in a Franklin county courtroom Tuesday morning.

Morgan Jones pleaded not guilty to two counts of third degree rape of a child and two counts of second degree kidnapping with sexual motivation.

Jones, a 27 year old from Alabama, allegedly abducted Saddie Elaine Julian from Boise on May 28th.   The 14 year old was found with Jones at a Palouse falls campsite June 2nd. The two reportedly first met on an internet game website.

Jones' trial is set for June 30.

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