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Suspects Who Stabbed Maine Woman 484 Times for Drugs and Money Said Victim ‘Put Up a Good Fight’ Before ‘Things Got Out of Control’: Police

Grisly new details have been released in an investigation into the death of a 43-year-old Maine woman who authorities say was stabbed hundreds of times when she was slain by a 39-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman during an April robbery, police say. Donnell J. Dana and Kailie A. Brackett have since been taken into custody and charged with the brutal murder of Kimberly Neptune.
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Maine woman stabbed 484 times during drug robbery: report

A Maine woman was stabbed 484 times during a frenzied attack that police said was carried out by a pair looking to steal Xanax pills and cash from her. Kimberly Neptune, 43, of Perry, had hundreds of wounds on her legs, stomach, neck and head when her bloodied body was discovered by her brother wrapped in a blanket in April, State Police Detective Lawrence Anderson wrote in an affidavit that was unsealed Wednesday and obtained by Bangor Daily News. Donnell Dana, 39, and Kailie Brackett, 38, were both charged with murder on April 29, more than a week after Neptune’s brutal killing. Dana...

Maine woman was stabbed nearly 500 times during alleged drug robbery and wrapped in blanket

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Maine (TCD) -- A newly released affidavit is shedding light on the death of a woman who was allegedly killed during a drug robbery by someone she knew. According to Maine State Police, on April 21 at 8:11 p.m., one of Kimberly Neptune’s relatives called Pleasant Point Police to check on her because they had not heard from her. When officers arrived at her apartment on Thunder Road, they found Neptune deceased and called the circumstances surrounding her death "suspicious."

Couple finishes 3,000-mile journey with a proposal

PORTLAND, Maine — It was a strict routine for Shan Riggs and Josh Grant during the last two and a half months. The two woke up around 4:30 a.m. and shortly after, took off on a daily 40 to 45 mile journey. Riggs is an ultrarunner from Connecticut and...

Maine Murder Victim Had At Nearly 500 Stab Wounds & Cuts

For the most part, Maine is a peaceful place to live. Yes, we do have crime, but it is generally pretty tame. Theft, simple assault, drug possession, etc. Sadly, we do occasionally see crimes that can only be described as "shocking". This is one of those cases. In April, we...

Slain Maine woman had nearly 500 stab wounds and cuts, police say

PERRY (BDN) -- Kimberly Neptune had nearly 500 stab wounds and cuts when a relative found her dead wrapped in a blanket in her Perry apartment in April, according to a police affidavit. Neptune’s murder was the sixth in Washington County in as many months, dating to November 2021. Donnell...

A Big Old Great White Shark Named Martha is Hanging Out Just Off Eastport

Jaws made me think that Great White sharks would never be a thing. Maybe it was my sheltered ignorance when I was a youngster, but literally, when I saw Jaws the first time, I just assumed killer sharks didn't live off our coast. I had no idea the movie was filmed in Massachusetts. Even if I had known, it was a robot shark. I figured animals like that were like hurricanes and poisonous snakes in Maine.

Pembroke juvenile's death under investigation

On Tuesday, June 28, local law enforcement responded to a home in Pembroke where a juvenile was reported dead. The Washington County Sheriff's Office, together with Maine State Police, is conducting an investigation. Anyone with information related to the death is urged to contact either Detective Travis Willey or Detective...

Maine woman stabbed nearly 500 times, court documents say

PERRY, Maine — Newly released court documents say a Perry woman killed back in April was stabbed 484 times. The body of 43-year-old Kimberly Neptune was found on a bedroom floor in her apartment, wrapped in a blanket, by her brother. A state police affidavit indicates Neptune had wounds...