Three charged with first-degree murder in death of NH man found in Lebanon

Posted June 26, 2014, at 10:26 a.m.

LEBANON, Maine — Three men, including a Springvale, Maine man, have been arrested in connection with the death of a New Hampshire man found dead in Lebanon on Saturday, state police said Thursday.

Charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of 18-year-old Aaron Wilkinson are Zachary Pinette, 18, of Springvale, Michael Tatum, 21, of Barrington, N.H., and Tristan Wolusky, 18, of Rochester, N.H., according to Maine State Police spokesman Stephen McCausland.

All three defendants are expected to appear in court Thursday afternoon in Dover, N.H., according to McCausland.

McCausland said the murder occurred on Wilkinson’s property in Madbury, N.H., on Saturday. Wilkinson’s body was later found on Long Swamp Road.

An autopsy revealed Wilkinson died of multiple stab wounds.