• 3rd suspect in killing of grandmother due in court
    April 10,2014
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    The Associated Press

    ST. JOHNSBURY -- The third suspect charged in the kidnapping and killing of a Sheffield grandmother is due in a Vermont courtroom.

    Michael Norrie, 23, was returned to Vermont on Wednesday from a federal prison in Pennsylvania. He's due to appear in Superior Court in St. Johnsbury Thursday.

    Norrie is facing charges of first-degree murder and other offenses stemming from the September 2010 abduction and killing of 78-year-old Pat O'Hagan.

    Last month, two of Norrie's cousins, 33-year-old Keith Baird and 27-year-old Richard Fletcher, pleaded not guilty to charges from the same case.

    Police affidavits say O'Hagan was shot in the back of the head with a stolen pistol.

    Before being charged in the O'Hagan case, all three suspects were in state or federal prison on other charges.
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