Bail Hearing for Man Charged in 1980 Killing of Teen

State police say Philip Scott Fournier killed Joyce McLain, of East Millinocket, in August 1980

Philip Scott Fournier
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A Maine sex offender charged with killing a 16-year-old girl nearly 36 years ago is due in court Tuesday.

State police say Philip Scott Fournier killed Joyce McLain, of East Millinocket, in August 1980. She disappeared while jogging, and her body was found two days later behind a school.

Forunier will be attending his bail hearing in Bangor. He is currently being held without bail.

Fournier was identified as a person of interest in Joyce's death when he was sentenced in 2009 to 6 years in prison for possession of child pornography.

Prosecutors say the 55-year-old Fournier changed his story so many times over the years that it made it difficult to bring charges against him in Joyce's killing.

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