Double Murder Trial Set to Begin 

A double homicide trial will begin next

month for a 22-year-old man charged with killing a former high

school classmate and then fatally stabbing his own father six days


John A. Okie’s trial is scheduled to begin Dec. 8 in Kennebec

County Superior Court before Justice Joseph Jabar.

The former prep school student is charged with murder in the

death of 19-year-old Alexandra &quot:Aleigh&quot: Mills, whose body was

found July 10, 2007, in her family’s home in Wayne.

He is also charged with killing his father, 59-year-old John S.

Okie, in his home in Newcastle following an argument.

Okie has pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of mental

disease or defect to both charges.