Bangor Woman Accused of Killing Husband Indicted for Murder

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 years ago

A woman from Bangor accused of killing her husband was indicted Tuesday by the Penobscot County grand jury for murder. 48-year old Roxanne Jeskey was arrested last month for the death of her husband, 53-year old Richard Jeskey.Police say he was found naked, beaten and bloody in the bathtub of their apartment on Ohio Street.Court documents say Roxanne Jeskey admitted to assaulting her husband with pliers, a box cutter and a plastic baseball bat.Police say Jeskey told them she attacked her husband after he was on the phone with an ex-girlfriend.Jeskey’s lawyers say she was badly injured, too, and this is potentially a case of self defense.


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