Not guilty plea from man accused of killing former cellmate

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Murder suspect Gage Rogers makes his first court appearance Monday. Photo by Michael Spears, Action News.

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A man accused of killing his former cellmate pleaded not guilty Tuesday in court. Gage Rogers was arraigned on second degree murder and assault charges.

Rogers is accused of beating Eric Taylor to death earlier this month.

Police said it happened in a drunken rage at a home on Cherry Avenue.

Rogers is being held on a $1 million bail.