Opening Statements in Double Murder Case

Updated 2 years ago

Opening statements were heard on Monday in the trial of a Massachusetts man accused of a double murder in Maine.32-year-old Joel Hayden is charged in the deaths of 27-year-old Renee Sandora of New Gloucester, and 28-year-old Trevor Mills of Massachusetts.Police say Hayden shot the pair outside Sandora’s home in July of 2011. Authorities say Sandora and Hayden’s 7-year-old son watched the shootings, while the couple’s three other children were in a car parked nearby.The boy told the jury on Monday he was shocked by what he saw.He said his father was inside his mother’s house when he saw Trevor Mills fall through a glass door. He said Hayden then came outside and shot his mother.


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