PREVIEW: THE TRIAL A FAMILY WAITED 37 YEARS FOR:
Joyce McLain was 16-years-old when she was found brutally beaten to death behind Schenck High School in East Millinocket. She was left with nothing on but her socks and sneakers. While there were many suspects over the years, only one man confessed to police -- Philip Scott Fournier. He wouldn't be arrested for 36 years. Read to learn more about the years leading up to his arrest.
► STORY: The death of Joyce McLain
DAY ONE: THE TRIAL BEGINS:
It was the day Joyce McLain's family had been waiting for, Philip Scott Fournier's murder trial. The state says the defendants confession should be enough to convict him. His defense claims he suffered a traumatic brain injury and his confession can't be taken seriously. Her mother Pam also took the stand. Read more.
DAY TWO: WHAT LED UP TO THE KILLING:
Day Two: Investigators took the stand and walked prosecutors through the hours leading up to finding McLain's body and the start of the investigation. The defense fired back by questioning police tactics and alluded to other possible suspects.
► STORY: Police on the defense
DAY THREE: CRIME SCENE PHOTOS REVEALED:
Day Three: Crime scene photos were shown for the first time, graphically depicting what investigators saw when McLain's body was found behind Schenck High School.
DAY FOUR: COULD A CRUSH HAVE LED TO THE KILLING?:
Day Four: The defendent's step-brother took the stand, revealing Fournier had a crush on McLain. Investigators claimed Fournier led them right to where McLain's body was found when walking with them through the crime scene months after her death.
DAY FIVE: CONFESSIONS:
Day Five: Multiple witnesses recalled Fournier confessing that he killed Joyce McLain.