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Man accused of abducting girl returns to Va.

Dec. 14: Jeffrey  Scott Easley, center, accused of abducting 12-year-old Brittany Mae Smith of Virginia, looks on as his attorney Bicka Barlow, right, hands over his signed extradition waiver during a hearing at Superior Court in San Francisco.

Dec. 14: Jeffrey Scott Easley, center, accused of abducting 12-year-old Brittany Mae Smith of Virginia, looks on as his attorney Bicka Barlow, right, hands over his signed extradition waiver during a hearing at Superior Court in San Francisco.  (AP2010)

A suspect has been returned to Virginia to face charges that he abducted a 12-year-old girl and took her to California after her mother was killed.

Authorities say 32-year-old Jeffrey Easley arrived in Roanoke Wednesday night.

He's being held at the Roanoke County-Salem Jail without bail. His arraignment on charges of abduction and credit card fraud has been postponed until Friday afternoon because of a winter storm.

The girl, Brittany Smith, was with Easley when police arrested him last week outside a San Francisco supermarket.

The girl went missing after authorities found the body of her mother, Tina Smith, on Nov. 29. The death is considered a homicide. Easley had been the woman's live-in boyfriend.