Woman killed, man hospitalized with stab wounds in Augusta

November 14th, 2013 by admin Leave a reply »

Posted: 10:42 AM
Updated: 7:40 PM

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 — A woman is dead and a man hospitalized after what police say was a homicide Wednesday night at an apartment on Crosby Street.

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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Jillian Jones, 24, was found stabbed to death inside her apartment and Justin Pillsbury, 38, was being treated at MaineGeneral Medical Center for what appear to be self-inflicted stab wounds, Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said in a news release.

No one has been charged in the case and police plan to interview Pillsbury as soon as his condition improves.

Early Thursday morning at the scene, Lt. Christopher Coleman, head of the Maine State Police’s Major Crimes Unit in the state’s northern region, said only the man and woman are believed to have

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