2020 Annual Homicides

Compiled by the Maine Department of Public Safety
Steve McCausland and Katy England
Updated 12/30/2020 – 20 Homicides with 6 DV

1/9/2020 | NEWPORT | Anielka Allen found strangled in her home.  Her husband Frederick Allen,40, is charged with murder.   DOMESTIC

1/25/2020 | GARDINER |Jordan Johnson, 22, is shot to death and a second man is stabbed.  Dylan Ketcham, 21, is charged with murder.

2/1/2020 | BANGOR |Demetrious Snow, 25, is stabbed to death in a parking lot on Harlow St.  Charged with murder is Rayshaun Moore, 34.

2/3/2020 | MACHIAS-JONESBORO | Shawn Currey, 57, Samuel Powers, 33, and Jennifer Bryant- Flynn, 49, are shot to death at homes in the two towns and a fourth person was wounded.  Thomas Bonfanti, 63, is charged with three counts of murder.

3/15/2020 | MILLINOCKET |Cameron Pelkey, 23, shot to death inside a home.  Jason Mulligan, 45, is charged with murder.

6/3/2020 | AUBURN |Lawrence Kilkenny, 48 is stabbed to death outside an apartment house.  Bryan Peabody, 25, is charged with murder.

6/6/2020 | WATERVILLE |Joseph Tracy, 33, is shot to death in an apartment on College Ave.  State and Waterville Police continue to investigate.

7/2/2020 | AUBURN | Roger Cornell, 21, is stabbed to death in the McDonald’s parking lot. Trai LaRue is charged with his murder.

8/19/2020 | LINCOLN |    Pauline Taylor was shot and killed in her residence by her son Adam Groves, 44, of Lincoln. DOMESTIC

8/21/2020 | LEWISTON | Natasha Morgan, 19, is shot and killed outside of her mother’s residence. Her ex-boyfriend, Jaquille Coleman is charged with her murder. DOMESTIC

8/26/2020 | GREENVILLE |Linda Coffman, 73, and her husband were both found dead inside their Beech Street residence and the death was ruled a murder-suicide.  DOMESTIC

10/3/2020 | WINTHROP | 30-year-old Joshua Martin, formerly of Rochester, NY. Martin was last known to be staying in the Augusta area was killed in Winthrop.

10/5/2020 | Waldo | 64-year-old Glenn Brown of Lincolnville was charged with murder around of 64-year-old Richard Bowden and 64-year-old Tina Bowden. DOMESTIC

10/7/2020 | ROBBINSTON |Charles “Chip” Townsend, 32, of Robbinston, has been arrested for Arson and Depraved Indifference Murder following the investigation into the fire that claimed the life of 66-year-old Wayne Morrill.

10/28/2020 | SOUTH PORTLAND |Elliott Fama,44, dies after an altercation at the Howard Johnson’s Motor Lodge.  Robert Clarke, 35, has been indicted with manslaughter.

10/31/2020 | LEWISTON |Abdikadir Nur, 20, of Auburn, was charged with Murder in connection to the shooting of Hassan Hassan on River Street in Lewiston.

12/10/2020 | BANGOR | Syies Adams, 28, is found shot and killed in a home in Bangor.  Bangor Police Department is still investigating.