Judge sets homicide suspect's bond at $1 million

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) - A man accused of killing a 28-year-old Sioux Falls woman appeared in Minnehaha County court Tuesday afternoon.

Joshua Rayvan LeClaire's bond has been set at $1 million cash-only.

LeClaire was arrested Sunday and charged Monday in the death of Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow. She was found dead in her apartment on January 6, but investigators said she was killed on January 1.
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Authorities say the man arrested following the death of a Sioux Falls woman will face several charges, including first-degree murder.

According to Capt. Blaine Larsen of the Sioux Falls Police Department, 25-year-old Joshua LeClaire will be charged with first- and second-degree murder, two counts of first degree manslaughter, false impersonation, and possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.

His bond has been set at $2 million, and is expected to appear in court Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.

LeClaire is accused of killing 28-year-old Jamie Lee Wounded Arrow. She was found dead January 6, though investigators believe she was killed January 1. LeClaire was arrested January 8.

Wounded Arrow was transgender, though Larsen says at this point in the investigation, they have no evidence that points towards it being a hate crime.

Court documents say LeClaire told investigators that he went to Wounded Arrow's apartment on January 1 intoxicated and "blacked out."

Investigators say Wounded Arrow was stabbed multiple times in her bedroom. Larsen says security footage from the scene led them to name LeClaire as a suspect.

Larsen says authorities are still working to determine the relationship between LeClaire and Wounded Arrow. Police believe alcohol was a factor in the homicide.




 
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