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Bangor woman arrested, charged with murder in Ohio Street death of her husband

BANGOR, Maine — A local woman has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of her husband, who was found dead at his Ohio Street home on June 13.

Roxanne Jeskey, 48, has been charged in the death of Richard Jeskey. Roxanne Jeskey was arrested shortly before 7 p.m., according to Bangor police Lt. Jeff Millard. She is being held at Penobscot County Jail. Bail conditions and the time and date for her initial court appearance had not yet been set as of late Wednesday night, a jail official said.

Members of Richard Jeskey’s family said they were “shocked and grieved at the loss of our family member” in a statement released by the Police Department.

An autopsy was conducted June 14 at the medical examiner’s office in Augusta.

The medical examiner’s office has not released a cause of death.

Police found Jeskey’s body in his apartment on June 13 and called the death suspicious.

A person police are not identifying called 911 at around 8:35 a.m. June 13 to request an ambulance at the Ledgewood 1 apartment complex at 682 Ohio St., and when rescue crews arrived, they found Jeskey’s body.

Jeskey’s death was the second suspicious death reported in Bangor within a week.



http://bangordailynews.com/2011/06/22/news/bangor/bangor-woman-arrested-charged-with-murder-in-ohio-street-death-of-her-husband/


Added: Jun-26-2011 Occurred On: Jun-26-2011
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  • Richard Jeskey was found naked and bloody in his bathtub, having been beaten and strangled by his wife in a fit of jealousy, according to Bangor police.On June 13, Jeskey’s body showed signs of trauma to his groin, upper torso, face and head, according to a police affidavit. About two hours after she called police at 8:29 a.m. June 13, Jeskey admitted that she assaulted her husband “with various weapons including pliers, a box cutter and a plastic baseball bat,” the affidavit said.
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