May 28, 2018
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Augusta man denies stabbing roommate to death

The Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine — A 40-year-old Maine man has pleaded not guilty in the stabbing death of his roommate.

The Kennebec Journal reports that Michael Thomas Young of Augusta was ordered held without bail at the Kennebec County jail until an April 26 hearing on his bail status.

Young is charged with fatally stabbing his 46-year-old roommate, David Cox, on June 11. He could face 25 years to life in prison if he is convicted.

Authorities have released few details except to say Cox, an Army veteran, was stabbed in the chest.


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