SPOKANE-- Spokane Police detectives say homicide victim Evon Moore was still alive when her killer ran her over with a truck.
Derrick Vargas made his first court appearance Wednesday on homicide charges in that case.
Evon Moore's longtime partner wants answers to her loved ones murder case. Moore was found dead in a Spokane alleyway last August.
Police arrested the suspect Derrick Vargas on an unrelated rape case.
Wednesday, months later, he made an appearance on first degree murder charges.
Investigators now say Moore was still alive when Vargas ran her over with his pick-up truck. They say he picked her up in the area of Sprague and Altamont.
Police say she was working as a prostitute the night she was killed.
Vargas had a history of sexual based offenses the night he allegedly killed Moore. He was released from jail before serving his full sentence for other crimes.
Vargas remains in jail on $1 million bond.
Moore's family says they won't take a plea deal; they want to see Vargas go to trial.