BANGOR, Maine (AP) - Lawyers for news organizations are ready to make their case for unsealing a state police affidavit in the case of a 15-year-old's death in Maine.
A judge granted a motion by the lawyer for 20-year-old Kyle Dube to impound the document, which explains why the Orono man was charged in the death of Nichole Cable.
The defense cited threats against Dube, privacy concerns for family members, and concerns about Dube's right to a fair trial.
The Associated Press and the Portland Press Herald contend probable cause affidavits may be sealed only under rare circumstances that don't apply in this case.
Cable went missing for more than a week before her body was found and Dube was charged with murder last week.
Arguments were scheduled for late Wednesday morning.
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