Former Maine chief justice will lead investigation of Lewiston mass capturing

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Janet Mills and Legal professional Normal Aaron Frey appointed the previous chief justice of Maine’s excessive courtroom to steer the panel investigating the occasions main as much as the Lewiston mass capturing and the two-day seek for the killer.

Mills introduced final week she would arrange an unbiased fee within the wake of the Oct. 25 capturing at a bar and bowling alley that killed 18 individuals and injured 13 others. It’s Maine’s deadliest mass capturing ever and the Tenth-deadliest in U.S. historical past. 

The governor and Frey, each Democrats, stated Thursday in a information launch the “Impartial Fee to Examine the Details of the Tragedy in Lewiston” will “decide the information” of the capturing, together with the months main as much as it and the police response.