Assault charges upped to premeditated murder
August 13, 2020
COLFAX—A Pullman man who allegedly kidnapped and stabbed his ex-girlfriend is now being charged with first degree murder premeditated, first degree kidnapping bodily injury and three counts of second degree assault. The increased charges were filed Aug. 5 by the Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office.
Jose Chagollan-Flores, 35, was booked Aug. 3 on charges of kidnapping and second degree assault.
According to the police report, Chagollan-Flores arrived at the home of the victim with a knife and told her to get in and drive a Lincoln Navigator, allegedly stating he was going to kill her....