Lagasse Sentenced to 30 Years 

A man from New Portland who admitted to killing his former boss has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.Jeffrey Lagasse pleaded guilty last month in Somerset County Superior Court. He’s charged with murder in connection with the 2007 beating death of 50-year-old Louise Brochu. Her body was found at her home and business on Route 27 in New Portland.Brochu ran a wood flooring business. Lagasse once worked for her. We’ll hear from members of Brochu’s family who spoke in court today coming up in our newscast beginning at 5 tonight.