ELLSWORTH – Testimony will resume this morning in the murder trial of Maine man accused of killing another man and then using his identity.
Morse is accused of murdering 61 year old Richard Bellitieri in 2012. Burying his body near his home,stealing his identity and emptying his bank accounts. In total stealing in the neighborhood of 175-thousand dollars.
In the first few days of testimony the prosecution has focused on steps Morse carried out to steal the money. Bellitieri disappeared n 2012, his body was found on July 28th, 2013 under a pile of potting soil and trees on Goose Cove Road.
Morse was arrested and charged 4 days later.