Man accused of killing Kingman woman during pursuit faces new charges

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Robert James Dodd By Mike Gertzman Robert James Dodd By Mike Gertzman
A law enforcement pursuit ended in a deadly crash on Packard Avenue and Bond Street. Longtime Kingman resident Linda Chevalier was killed. By Mike Gertzman A law enforcement pursuit ended in a deadly crash on Packard Avenue and Bond Street. Longtime Kingman resident Linda Chevalier was killed. By Mike Gertzman
A prior, undated mugshot of Robert James Dodd, who has a lengthy arrest record in Mohave County. By Mike Gertzman A prior, undated mugshot of Robert James Dodd, who has a lengthy arrest record in Mohave County. By Mike Gertzman

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) -- A fugitive accused of killing a Kingman woman while being pursued by state authorities is facing new charges.

The Kingman Daily Miner reports that 42-year-old Robert James Dodd was arraigned Wednesday on six new charges stemming from an assault case that occurring nine days before the crash that killed 66-year-old Linda Chevalier.

The new case includes two counts of aggravated assault, three counts of criminal damage and unlawful flight. He was ordered held on $1 million bond.

In total, Dodd faces more than two dozen felonies in four cases.

The Department of Corrections lists Dodd as having absconded in 2013 after being released on Mohave County convictions for resisting arrest and flight.

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Information from: Kingman Daily Miner, http://www.kingmandailyminer.com

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