Polak, 46, will be returned to King County from Los Angeles in the next few weeks. Prosecutors charged Polak with first-degree murder for the alleged stabbing death of his ex-wife Nataliya Vabishchevich in Bellevue on June 17. The body of Vabishchevich, 35, was found in her Bellevue condo in the 12700 block of NE 10th Place.
Police arrested Polak on June 20 in Los Angeles with the assistance of U.S. Marshalls and the Los Angeles Police Department. Polak is being held without bail.