Court documents indicate two homeless people in Maine were alive before a man allegedly set fire to a box truck in which they were sleeping.
The affidavit filed Tuesday indicates John De St. Croix, of Bangor, told police he saw a man he was angry with passed out in the back of a box truck. He said he closed the door and used cardboard, Styrofoam and other materials to start the fire.
The victims, 43-year-old Michael Bridges and 36-year-old Desiree York, were recovered after firefighter extinguished the blaze on March 28.
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The Bangor Daily News reports that De St. Croix, who's charged with murder, told investigators he thought Bridges was alone and tried to help when he heard a woman's screams. His lawyer didn't immediately return a call seeking comment.