A local boy scout troop from Fort Fairfield have achieved a civic merit badge. Not by helping someone cross the street or completing a wilderness excursion, but by attending a triple homicide trial in Houlton. Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham explains why.
It took the jury two hours in Houlton Superior Court today to find Thayne Ormsby criminally responsible for three counts of murder and one count of arson. The jury deliberated after closing arguments Thursday morning. Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham has more from the courthouse on the verdict.
The second phase of the Thayne Ormsby trials began in Houlton on Tuesday. Although the jury has found Ormsby guilty of killing three people, including a ten year old boy and a charge of arson. This second phase will determine his sanity and sentencing based on that determination. Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham reports on day [...]
The triple murder trial of Thayne Ormsby hit a snag Tuesday when a juror reported an incident to court officials, involving a family member of one of the victims. Trial was delayed for about 45 minutes until the issue was resolved. News Source 8 reporter Jenna Callari has more details of the incident as well as a [...]