State Police confirm homicide in Augusta

November 15th, 2013 by admin Leave a reply »

Posted: November 14
Updated: Today at 12:50 AM

Woman killed, man hospitalized with stab wounds in Augusta

Jillian Jones, 24, is dead and Justin Pillsbury, 38, is being treated at the local hospital, police say.

By MICHAEL SHEPHERD and CRAIG CROSBY Kennebec Journal

AUGUSTA — The stabbing death of a woman at an apartment on Crosby Street Wednesday night has been ruled a homicide, police said Thursday.

Investigators continue work at the scene of a homicide Thursday at 32 Crosby St. in Augusta.

Joe Phelan / Kennebec Journal

Investigators work at the scene of a homicide Thursday at 32 Crosby St. in Augusta.

Joe Phelan / Kennebec Journal

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Investigators haven’t charged anyone and have stopped short of calling her boyfriend a suspect, even though he is hospitalized, apparently with self-inflicted stab wounds, and police say only the man and the woman were involved in the incident.

Jillian Jones, 24, was found stabbed to death inside the apartment at 32 Crosby St. where she lived with boyfriend Justin Pillsbury, 38, who is in stable condition at MaineGeneral Medical Center, Sgt. Jason Richards, of the Maine State Police’s Major Crimes Unit, said at a news conference Thursday afternoon.

Police, who plan to interview Pillsbury when his

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