Sex Offender Accused of Shooting Five People in Aroostook Relying on the Fact There’s No One Left in the County to Sit on the Jury

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anthony lordLEE, Maine — An Aroostook County man with a long criminal history was arrested Friday in connection with a northern Maine rampage in which two people were shot to death, three others wounded and another beaten. Maine State Police took Anthony Lord, 35, of Crystal and Houlton into custody about 2:30 p.m. at the Houlton residence of his uncle. Police said Lord, who was taken to the Aroostook County Jail, will face two murder charges and a kidnapping charge. Other charges are expected. Killed were Kevin Tozier, 58, of Lee and Kyle Hewitt, 22, of Caribou, according to Stephen McCausland, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman. Wounded were Kim Irish, 55, Carlton Eddy of Benedicta and Clayton McCarthy, 54, of Mattawamkeag. The three surviving gunshot victims are being treated for their wounds and “are expected to survive,” McCausland said. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)

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