NY Man Indicted for Murder in Bangor Stabbing Death

Catherine Pegram

Updated 2 years ago

A 23-year-old man from New York is charged with murder in the death of a man from Bangor and police are now looking to arrest him. Akeem Harris was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury. He’s accused of stabbing 30-year-old Thomas Taylor earlier this month outside an apartment complex on Ohio Street. Assistant Attorney General Bill Stokes says Harris is in New York and Bangor police he’s expected to be arrested soon. Police say Harris and Taylor got into an altercation in a parking lot of the Birch Circle apartments April 9th.They found Taylor there, alive but with a stab wound to chest. Taylor was taken to the hospital where he died. Police say Harris and Taylor knew each other.


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