SACO (AP) — The lawyer for a 31-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing a woman in a Maine supermarket says he plans to plead guilty to murder.

Police arrested Connor MacCalister, of Saco, in August and charged him with killing 59-year-old Wendy Boudreau at a Shaw’s supermarket. Court records show a grand jury indicted him on Sept. 10.

MacCalister’s attorney Robert LeBrasseur says the guilty plea is not part of a negotiated deal and that his client is accepting responsibility for his actions. He says MacCalister will plead guilty on Oct. 8.

MacCalister did not enter a plea at a previous court appearance. A judge ordered him to undergo a mental exam.

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