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Mills Jail Suicide 

38-year-old Michelle Mills was being held pre-trial as a result of a murder charge in Hancock County. Mills was being held at Penobscot as a result of a request from Hancock County.

Mills was charged in connection with the January 2006 slaying of an elderly woman at her home in Southwest Harbor.

According to court documents, a dispute over money led to the killing of 83-year-old Jacqueline Evans. The weapon used was a small ceramic statue.

Mills pleaded not guilty to Evan’s murder in June 2006.