Lincoln man makes first court appearance on murder charge

A judge set bond for Elias at $5 million.
Elias

A 24-year-old Lincoln man facing murder charges made his first court appearance Friday.

Majdal Elias, arrested Wednesday, is accused of second-degree murder in the death of 15-year-old Ali Al-Burkat. Al-Burkat was a student at Lincoln Northeast.

A judge set bond for Elias at $5 million. His next court appearance is scheduled for next month.

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