NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Northampton man accused of setting a series of fires in 2009 including one that killed a father and son is due in court Tuesday, where his lawyers are expected to ask that charges be dismissed.
Anthony Baye's hearing is scheduled at Hampden Superior Court in Springfield.
Authorities say the 27-year-old Baye set a series of fires in the early morning of Dec. 29, 2009. One claimed the lives of 81-year-old Paul Yeskie Sr. and 39-year-old Paul Yeskie Jr.
Baye faces 42 charges, including multiple counts of arson and two counts of murder.
Baye's lawyers say they will ask that the charges be dismissed because there is not enough evidence tying their client to the fires.
Baye's trial is scheduled to start in May.
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