Bangor Man Arrested for Amherst Shooting Death 

Authorities have arrested 34 year old John J. Turner of bangor in connection with the shooting death of 27 year old Tad Howard of Ellsworth.

Turner was arrested this afternoon at the Acadia Hospital in Bangor.

There are still many unanswered questions surrounding Howard’s death but State Police Spokesman Steve McCausland says Howard and Turner did know each other.

Turner’s arrest comes just two days after authorities announced they were treating Howard’s death as a homicide.

His body was found July 9th in Amherst by a worker mowing grass about a mile from the Clifton town line.

Turner is being held at the Hancock County jail. He’s expected to make his first court appearance on Monday.