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Convicted Harford double murderer Waine seeking release from jail
Convicted Harford double murderer Waine seeking release from jail

A man serving a life prison sentence for killing a Harford County couple who had befriended him could be close to getting out of jail for the first time in 39 years. Peter Sutro Waine, who was granted a new trial in June 2012, is scheduled for a hearing in Harford County Circuit Court in Bel Air Wednesday morning to set bail and conditions for his release from prison while the state appeals the decision that ultimately could free him permanently. Harford Circuit Judge Angela Eaves will preside. Waine, 72, an inmate at the Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland, was convicted in 1976 of killing Lyle Ager, 35, and Marilyn Smith, 24, who were found bludgeoned to death in their...

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