Mark Strong Trial Testimonies Begin

Updated 1 year ago

Witnesses in the trial of a Thomaston man accused of helping a fitness instructor engage in prostitution say they saw men come and go from her dance studio and rented office in Kennebunk.Also, items discovered after a police executed a search warrant included a bin of used condoms, a massage table and a hidden video camera.Testimony in the trial of Mark Strong Jr., 57, began Thursday.Strong is accused of 13 counts dealing with promotion of prostitution.Both he and the fitness instructor, Alexis Wright, 30, have pleaded not guilty.Wright, who will be tried later, faces charges including engaging in prostitution.Strong’s lawyer says his client had an affair with Wright and helped finance her studio, but knew nothing about prostitution.


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