Update: Neither Jason nor Marie Lupie held a protective order on the other that exists on public record at the time this alleged crime was committed.
More information has come out about the alleged murder of Marie Beebe Lupie in Bethel by her husband, Jason Joseph Lupie. Court documents show that that they somehow ended up drinking together, a fight ensued, and she was beaten to death.
The Bethel Police are searching for Theodore G. Eppler, age 24. According to Sergeant Amy Davis, Eppler is accused of pouring gasoline on a relative’s boat, then assaulting that relative when he confronted him about it.
Stephen Wallace is Bethel’s new District Attorney, the town’s third DA in less than three years. The court has been operating without one for several months, since former DA J. Michael "Mike" Gray retired.