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Felicia Tang Lee Murder: Reality Show Preacher Pleads Not Guilty

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Photo: Felicia "Tang" Lee's Web site.

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) He is a self-proclaimed preacher who was also a contestant on "The Sexiest Bachelor in America," but now Brian Lee Randone is a murder suspect who pleaded not guilty Tuesday to killing former adult-movie actress and model Felicia Lee, aka Felicia Tang.

Photos: Model Felicia Tang Murdered

Randone was arraigned in Pasadena's Superior Court, and is being held on $2 million bail.

The 45-year-old Randone, who has a master's degree in divinity, could face 25 years to life in prison if convicted of beating and choking Felicia Lee on Sept. 11, 2009 in their Monrovia, Calif., apartment.

The 31-year-old Lee appeared in several adult movies under the name Felicia Tang. The Singapore-born woman had moved in with Randone a few months before her death. Detectives said her body had dozens of recent injuries and she was tortured before she died.

Lee's biggest star turn as an actress came in Rush Hour 2 with Jackie Chan. She also performed in "The Fast and the Furious" and had done some modeling for the Playboy television channel, according to her Web site, which she shut down last year.

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Photo: Brian Lee Randone
Photos: Model Felicia Tang Murdered

Lee also appeared in adult films such as "Hotel Decadence" and "Peach Ultra Vixens: Asians." Lee could also be seen with reality star Tila Tequila in a popular 2003 online erotic video in which both women were seen nude and fondling each other in a pool.

A preliminary hearing for Randone has been set for Oct. 9.

Photos: Model Felicia Tang Murdered

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  • Ryan Smith

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