Man Charged with Killing Florida Firefighter Held Without Bail

Updated 2 years ago

The man accused of killing a Florida man is being held without bail. Daniel Porter, 24, made his initial court appearance Friday morning in Belfast. Police say Porter killed Jerry Perdomo in what’s being called a drug-related homicide. According to court documents Porter and Perdomo were involved in drugs and had exchanged death threats. Porter’s attorney says this is a case of self defense. Perdomo was reported missing two weeks ago after driving from Florida to Maine. His rental car was found in the parking lot of the WalMart in Bangor. State Police found Perdomo’s body Wednesday after searching a wooded area off Dahlia Farm Road in Newburgh, believed to be owned by relatives of Porter.Court documents say Porter told his father where to find the body. Porter is scheduled to be in court again next week.


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