Couple charged with espionage appear in court in Martinsburg

The Navy nuclear engineer and his wife charged with espionage made their first appearance in Martinsburg federal court yesterday Oct. 12.

ABC news reports that Jonathan and Diana Toebbe will reappear in the same court Fri. Oct.15 for a detention hearing.

Another preliminary examination hearing is scheduled for Oct. 20 as well.

The Justice Department requested the couple remain detained as they  pose a serious flight risk.

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