Dismissal motion denied in arsons


A judge has refused to dismiss charges against a Northampton man accused of setting a series of fires in the city in 2009 that resulted in two deaths. The judge did rule that indictments regard­ing seven fires set in 2007 cannot be pursued at Anthony Baye’s trial, scheduled next month. Baye’s lawyers say there is little or no evidence he set the earlier fires, other than an expert’s opinion Authorities say Baye, 28, set fires Dec. 29, 2009. One killed Paul Yeskie Sr., 81, and Paul Yeskie Jr., 39.

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