Man arrested in Farmington stabbing death

FARMINGTON — Police have arrested a man tonight in the stabbing death of Grace Burton at her home in June, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said.

The 81-year-old woman died of multiple stab wounds to the body and head, according to an autopsy report from the State Medical Examiner's Office in Augusta.

Before she died at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston on June 21, Burton was able to tell authoriteis her attacker had a thin mustache, police said.

The attacker broke into her home at the Margaret Chase Smith Apartments on Fairbanks Road the night of June 20.



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KRIS KUCERA's picture

I told a complaining Dan that the cops would get their man.

Yet, where is our cantakerous Dan? Has he gone gently into that good night? Haven't seen his posts in weeks. I know the right-wingers miss him terribly.

Way to go, Farmington PD. Good work.

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Who was arrested?

They arrested someone.... it's public information... so who did they arrest and why wasn't the person named in the release from McCausland?


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