Police respond to ‘suspicious’ shooting death in Turner; wife dead, husband being questioned by police


TURNER (AP) – Police are investigating the death of a woman in Turner.

State Police spokesman Steve McCausland says Androscoggin County sheriff’s deputies were called to her house at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday, where 38-year-old Jane Tetreault was found dead at her East Hebron Road home.

Police are calling the death suspicious.

McCausland says a man identified as 45-year-old Brian Nichols is in custody and is being questioned. McCausland said Tetreault died of a gunshot wound, and that Nichols and Tetreault were husband and wife.

He says a 17-year-old was home at the time of the shooting and was not injured.

The Sun Journal contributed to this report.


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