Jurors in triple homicide trial visit Bangor site where charred bodies found

May 1st, 2014 by admin Leave a reply »

BANGOR, Maine — The jurors who will decide if two men are guilty of killing three people and setting the car they were in on fire filed out of a blue bus and stood in the cold drizzle Thursday afternoon in a parking lot at 22 Target Industrial Circle just off outer Hammond Street.

Four orange cones, arranged in the shape of a rectangle behind Automatic Distributors, had been set up earlier by Bangor police to mark the spot where a car was found on fire at about 3:30 a.m. Aug. 13, 2012.

The charred bodies of Nicolle A. Lugdon, 24, of Eddington, Daniel T. Borders, 26, of Hermon and Lucas A. Tuscano, 28, of Bradford were found in the car. All three had been shot and then burned. Investigators have described the slayings as a drug deal gone bad.

Nicholas Sexton, 33, of Warwick, Rhode Island, and Randall “Ricky” Daluz, 36, of Brockton, Massachusetts, have pleaded not guilty to three counts of murder and one count of arson. Their trial before a jury of eight women and eight men, including four alternates, began Thursday at the Penobscot Judicial Center with opening statements.

Jurors ended the first day of a trial expected to last three to four weeks touring sites that will be discussed by witnesses. The jury was driven to the Ramada Inn on Odlin Road, where Sexton reportedly stayed; 15 Bolling Drive, the apartment where Sexton and Daluz allegedly picked up the victims; Carolina’s Bar Grill under

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