BANGOR, Maine — A Maine man accused of killing a teenager 37 years ago has chosen not to testify in his murder trial.

The defense wrapped up its case on Friday in the trial of 57-year-old Phillip Scott Fournier, who’s charged in the 1980 killing of Joyce McLain in East Millinocket.

Closing arguments are expected on Monday.

There is no physical evidence tying Fournier to the crime scene, but prosecutors say Fournier confessed numerous times over the years.

The defense said his memories are unreliable because he suffered a traumatic brain injury when he crashed a stolen truck on the night McLain disappeared. A witness testified for the defense that Fournier’s confession could’ve been based on false memories.

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