Accused murderer pleads not guilty to killing Somerset County Deputy

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PORTLAND, Maine (WABI) The man accused of murdering Somerset County Corporal Eugene Cole pled not guilty today.

Corporal Eugene Cole — Photo: Somerset County Sheriff's Office

29-year-old John Williams of Madison is accused of shooting and killing the deputy then leading authorities on a four day manhunt.

His court proceedings are taking place in Portland...the judge ordered the change of venue.

Williams is being held without bail at the Maine State Prison.