St. Francis Man Formally Charged with Murdering Girlfriend 


A man in Northern Maine accused of killing his girlfriend, then running from police for nearly a week has been indicted by the Aroostook County grand jury.

38-year-old Jesse Marquis of Saint Francis is charged with murder.

A grand jury indicted him Friday.

Police say Marquis shot and killed Amy Theriault on May 31st, then took off.

A massive manhunt was organized and authorities finally arrested him six days later in a wooded area of St. Francis.

Marquis is in the Aroostook County jail in Houlton and is due back in court late next month for a bail hearing.