Sep 17, 2015 1:54 PM

Case of man accused of shooting wife returns to court

The Associated Press

ALFRED, Maine — The case of a New Hampshire man accused of breaking into a Maine home and shooting his wife and the homeowner has returned to court.

Gregory Owens' case came to York County Superior Court in Alfred, Maine, on Thursday for a pretrial conference. The 58-year-old Londonderry resident is facing 14 charges, including attempted murder and aggravated assault.

The case will likely return to court for another pretrial conference in December.

Authorities allege the Army veteran broke into the Saco home on Dec. 18 and shot his wife, Rachel Owens, and the homeowner.

Prosecutors say Gregory Owens was having an affair, and the woman had threatened to tell his wife.

Owens has pleaded not guilty. If convicted, he could face up to life in prison.


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