Jury Selection for Augusta Man Accused of Killing Couple in California

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 years ago

Jury selection is under way for one of two men from Maine accused of killing another Maine couple in California. 32-year-old Robby Beasley of Augusta and 30-year-old Elijah McKay of Gardiner are charged in the shooting deaths of Frank and Yvette Maddox.Jury selection began Wednesday in California for Beasley’s case. Jurors will start hearing the evidence November 7th.A trial date has not been set yet for McKay.Police say the Maddoxes moved to California from Augusta nearly three years ago to help Beasley with a marijuana operation.They were killed in January of 2010. Their bodies were spotted by a driver at the bottom of a ditch in Northern California two months later.


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