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Associated Press, Published July 03 2010

Suspected murderer in Maine planned to live with victim's child

AMITY, Maine (AP) - A man who police say confessed to killing two men and a boy in Maine was planning to move in with a woman who had a child with one of the men.

Twenty-year-old Thayne Ormsby of Orient was arrested Friday in New Hampshire, where he was held on a fugitive from justice charge.

Ormsby is charged with fatally stabbing 55-year-old Jeffrey Ryan, his 10-year-old son and a neighbor.

An affidavit says Ormsby told police he thought Ryan was dealing drugs. The Bangor Daily News reports Ormsby also told police he planned to move to the home of Tamara Strout and Strout's 16-year-old daughter with Ryan to help fix up the home.

The affidavit says Ormsby had previously lived with Strout's parents.

Police in New Hampshire weren't sure whether Ormsby has a lawyer. He is to be arraigned Tuesday.