Man Indicted for Castle Hill Murders

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PRESQUE ISLE, Me. (WAGM) - The Aroostook County Grand Jury has handed down indictments against 38 year old Bobby Nightingale of Presque Isle, charging him with two counts of murder in connection with the shooting deaths of two men in Castle Hill in August . Nightingale has been in Aroostook County Jail on an unrelated weapons charge since a week after the deaths. He is expected to be arraigned on the new charges sometime next week in Aroostook Superior Court.

The indictments against Nightingale stem from three separate incidents. Below is a summary of the charges for each incident.
For the deaths of 25 year old Allen Curtis and 51 year old Roger Ellis on August 13 on Route 227 in Castle Hill.

2 Counts: Intentional and Knowing Murder
1 Count: Possession of Firearm by a Prohibited Person (Class C)

The following charges were issued as a result of an incident in Presque Isle on August 5. Early that morning Presque Isle Police responded to a home invasion at 9 Elm Street .
1 Count: Burglary (Class A)
1 Count: Robbery (Class A)
1 Count: Possession of Firearm by a Prohibited Person (Class C)

The following charges resulted from an incident on August 10 at the residence located at 1961 State Road in Castle Hill.

1 Count: Criminal Threatening with a Dangerous Weapon (Class C)
1 Count: Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person (Class C)

The deaths of Curtis and Ellis were investigated by the Aroostook County Sheriff's Department, the Maine Warden Service, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, the Maine Forest Service and the Presque Isle Police Department, along with State Police .