Cold Case: Rita St. Peter

Rita St. Peter

Man accused of killing woman 31 years ago denied bail

The Associated Press on Jan. 06, 2012, at 10:51 a.m.
Jay Mercier is led from Somerset Superior Court in Skowhegan, Maine on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 by Maine state troopers following a hearing. Mercier was charged last week in the death of 20-year-old Rita St. Peter, whose battered body was found near the side of a road in Anson on July 5, 1980.

DNA from cigarette butt led to arrest in 31-year-old murder case

By Alex Barber on Dec. 07, 2011, at 5:12 a.m.
Rita St. Peter

Industry man arrested in 31-year-old Anson homicide

By Alex Barber on Sept. 28, 2011, at 12:23 p.m.

State seeks ‘cold case’ investigators; unit would try to solve 72 elusive murders

By Renee Ordway on Nov. 18, 2000, at 12 a.m.

Cases of unsolved deaths piling up in Maine

By Sharon Kiley Mack on Feb. 10, 1990, at 12 a.m.

Anson murder similar to others

By Bruce Hertz, BDN Staff on July 30, 1980, at 12 a.m.

Police have suspects but aren’t close to arrests in the St. Peter murder

on July 10, 1980, at 12 a.m.

State silent on St. Peter autopsy

By Ginny Cost, BDN Staff on July 08, 1980, at 1:28 p.m.
Rita St. Peter

4 die in Somerset over weekend

By Ginny Cost, BDN Staff on July 07, 1980, at 12 a.m.