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    Maine Deputy Murder Suspect to Appear in Court Monday

    John Williams will make his first court appearance Monday at 1:30 p.m. at the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta, Maine

    (Published Sunday, April 29, 2018)

    The man accused of killing a sheriff's deputy in Maine is expected to make his initial court appearance on Monday. 

    John Williams will appear at the Capital Judicial Center in Augusta, Maine on Monday at 1:30 p.m. 

    Williams is currently detained at the Maine State Prison in Warren. A statement from the Department of Corrections described the move as a routine request by the Somerset County Jail that's undertaken when additional security precautions are needed for an inmate.

    The 29-year-old is accused of killing Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole early Wednesday after the two had an encounter on a darkened road in Norridgewock.

    Exclusive Video Shows Alleged Cop Killer Taken Into Custody

    [NECN] Exclusive Video Shows Suspected Cop Killer Being Taken Into Custody

    Exclusive video from WCHS shows 29-year-old John Williams, who allegedly shot and killed Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole, being taken into custody on the fourth day of the manhunt.

    (Published Saturday, April 28, 2018)

    A law enforcement team arrested Williams on Saturday on the fourth day of a massive manhunt in the central Maine community.

    The motive for the killing is unclear.

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