Maine man indicted in girl’s death during allegedly staged kidnapping

June 8th, 2013 by admin Leave a reply »

(CNN) — A man used a fake Facebook account to lure a girl out of her home to stage a kidnapping and eventual rescue, but ended up killing her, according to a Maine State Police affidavit.

Kyle Dube, 20, of Orono, Maine, was indicted Wednesday on kidnapping and murder charges in the death of 15-year-old Nichole Cable, according to Tim Feeley, special assistant to the Maine attorney general.

Dube is accused of posing as a friend of Cable’s on Facebook and repeatedly requesting to meet with her in person. The affidavit states that on May 12, she agreed to meet him to obtain marijuana believing him to be that friend.

According to the affidavit, police interviewed Dube’s brother, who told them Dube gave him this account of what happened: He waited in the woods wearing a ski mask, jumped out of the bushes, duct-taped Cable and put her in the back of his father’s truck. When he removed her from the truck, he realized she was dead and dumped her body in the woods.

Cable’s body was found eight days later.

Dube’s brother also told police that Kyle intended to kidnap Cable and he planned to “find” her later in an attempt to look like a hero, according to the affidavit.

The man whom Dube is accused of impersonating told police that he suspected Dube of creating a fraudulent Facebook account in his name. According to the affidavit, the man also said Dube wanted

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