Fugitive, 31, sought in Bangor triple homicide

September 29th, 2012 by admin Leave a reply »

BANGOR, Maine — Police are searching for a 31-year-old man in connection with the slayings of three people whose charred bodies were found in a burned-out car in Bangor in August.

Nicholas J. Sexton, 31, address unknown, is wanted on a fugitive from justice warrant for a triple homicide in Maine, according to a police log issued Thursday by the Brockton (Mass.) Police Department and obtained by the Bangor Daily News. Brockton Police Department dispatcher Robin Bell confirmed the information on the police log Friday afternoon.

“He’s a fugitive wanted on a signal 25, times three,” Bell said during a telephone interview. “Signal 25 is murder. It’s a triple murder.”

The Brockton police log does not say which law enforcement agency requested the fugitive from justice warrant for Sexton, except to say it’s from Maine.

“Maine wanted us to go pick him up,” Bell said. “We didn’t get him.”

Brockton police went looking for Sexton at about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, the Brockton police log states. The Penobscot County grand jury handed up indictments late Wednesday afternoon. It is possible that Sexton was secretly indicted, leading to the warrant being issued.

Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said Friday night that he could not confirm the issuance of the warrant, but added: “There are certain things, when dealing with the AG’s office and

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