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Aroostook County man indicted on murder charges

BRIDGEWATER - A man from Aroostook County has been indicted on murder charges.

James Peaslee, 37, was arrested last month and charged with killing Paul Hilenski, 79, of Bridgewater.

 

Sheriff's deputies discovered his body inside his home after someone made a 911 call. He had been shot to death.

 

Peaslee was arrested the following day while driving through Easton.

 

Authorities have not discussed a possible motive for the crime.

 

Peaslee has a long criminal record and has been held without bail since the alleged murder.