A suspect is back behind bars
following his initial court appearance on a charge of murdering his
70-year-old sister in Dover-Foxcroft.
Michael Toby, who’s 53, was arrested late Thursday night after
Rosalie Shedd was found dead in her apartment.
An affidavit filed with the court said Toby told police he got
into a fight with Shedd on Wednesday night, struck her repeatedly
on the head, strangled her with a vacuum cleaner cord and put a
plastic bag over her head. Shedd’s daughter found the body the
Police say Toby, who’s unemployed, previously lived in Augusta
but in recent weeks had been staying with his sister.