Jury reaches a verdict in the trial of Marcus Asante

A verdict has been reached in the murder trial of Marcus Asante in Houlton Superior Court today.

The 23 year old Massachusetts man is charged with murder and robbery in connection with the death of Douglas Morin Jr of Oakfield during a drug deal in Sherman in October 2016. Jurors started deliberating late yesterday afternoon and continued most of today and reached their decision around 5 o clock this afternoon. Asante was found guilty on the murder and robbery charges. We will have much more on this story during the late edition of newssource 8.