Belgrade woman convicted of manslaughter

Jurors convicted a Belgrade woman of manslaughter and aggravated operating under the influence on Friday following a five-day trial in Kennebec County Superior Court.

Heather A. Ducasse, 31, has been ordered held without bail.

Ducasse was charged following a July 11, 2008 accident in Belgrade that killed a Litchfield woman, 57-year-old Gail Hulsey.

The verdict was announced around 4:30 p.m., following deliberations of approximately three hours.