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    January 4, 2019

    Annulment hearing for Maine woman charged in daughter’s beating death postponed

    An annulment hearing was postponed Thursday for a married couple who are both charged with the murder in the death of the woman’s 10-year-old daughter. Sharon Carrillo, 34, sought to void her marriage to Julio Carrillo, 52, because he had never divorced at least one prior wife, according to Sharon Carillo’s attorney, Chris MacLean. But moments before the proceeding was to begin Thursday, a bailiff emerged to …

  • Published
    January 3, 2019

    Sharon Carrillo, accused of murder, expected to seek marriage annulment

    The woman accused of beating her 10-year-old daughter to death in a Stockton Springs condominium last February is seeking to annul her marriage to the other defendant in the girl’s slaying. Sharon Carrillo, 34, is expected to ask a District Court judge in Wiscasset on Thursday to void her marriage to Julio Carrillo, 52, because he had at least one wife at the time the couple wed and may still be married to a …

  • Published
    May 25, 2018

    Woman charged with murdering daughter gives birth

    The 33-year-old woman charged this year in the murder of her child gave birth Wednesday to a boy, her father said. Joseph Kennedy said he received a call notifying him that Sharon Carrillo gave birth to a healthy boy weighing 7 pounds. RELATED HEADLINES Report says DHHS failures preceded abuse deaths of 2 girls, but lack of details frustrates lawmakers Court to rule whether Attorney General’s Office may …

  • Published
    March 6, 2018

    Man accused of beating stepdaughter to death is assaulted in jail

    Julio Carrillo, the 51-year-old Stockton Springs man accused of beating his 10-year-old stepdaughter for several months until she died Feb. 25, was himself assaulted in jail, police said. Carrillo was assaulted March 3 inside Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset, where he is being held in the facility’s maximum security unit, said Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett and Lincoln County Det. Ron Rollins. RELATED …

  • Published
    January 9, 2018

    A snowy vehicle roof may not be illegal, but it sure is dangerous

    The impact looked like a cannon blast. Rob Condon had just dropped off his son at an Augusta-area day care when a chunk of ice the size of a ripe melon came flying at him from the other side of the road and crashed through his windshield. The frozen projectile came off the side of a passing garbage truck, said Condon, 32. As if the hail of glass was not enough, Condon, of Gardiner, had another abrupt realization …

  • Published
    May 4, 2017

    State funding for court-appointed attorneys runs out

    The state has run out of funding to pay court-appointed attorneys representing criminal defendants who can’t afford a lawyer. John Pelletier, the executive director of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services, said that after this week, court-appointed attorneys will have to wait until July 1 to be paid for representing indigent defendants. The funding gap was created when legislators chose to under-fund …

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