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      Lawrence on his way to Saginaw to face murder charges

      Lay'la Jones was shot and killed in August 2-12. Michael Lawrence is charged with killing the 6-year-old.

      Michael Lawrence is on his way from Las Vegas to Saginaw to face charges in two different murder cases.

      According to Saginaw County Prosecutor John McColgan, Lawrence has left Las Vegas and is being extradited to Saginaw.

      McColgan tells NBC25 he is not sure exactly when Lawrence will arrive in Mid-Michigan, but when he does he will be arraigned on all charges in connection with the murders of 6-year-old Lay'la Jones and Angelica Olivarez.

      Lawrence is charged open murder, and more than a dozen other charges, in the shooting death of Lay'la Jones.

      He is also faces open murder, child abandonment and unlawful driving away charges in connection with the death of his girlfriend Angelica Olivarez.

      Lawrence was arrested in Las Vegas August 30, 2013. He had been on the run for almost a year.