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NC man makes initial court appearance in Maine shooting

January 16, 2018

MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — A North Carolina man charged in connection with a fatal home invasion in Millinocket has made his first appearance in court.

Thirty-eight-year-old Christopher Murray, of Maxton, North Carolina, was ordered held without bail by a judge on Tuesday.

Murray and another man are charged in the death of 59-year-old Wayne Lapierre.

Lapierre and his wife, 33-year-old Diem Lapierre, were both shot during the home invasion on Dec. 19. He was buried on Saturday; his wife is recovering from her injuries.

A second man, Tony Locklear, is still being sought in connection with the homicide. Police say he’s believed to be in North Carolina.

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