Mississippi police nab suspect accused of murdering Maine woman

Published 4:16 pm Thursday, August 27, 2020

A man wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman in Lewiston, Maine, has been arrested in Mississippi.

Jaquile Coleman, 26, of Lewiston, was arrested Wednesday in Hancock County, Mississippi, without incident, said Katy England, a spokesman for the Maine State Police.

He’s charged with murder in the Aug. 21 death of 19-year-old Natasha Morgan of Lewiston. It’s not known if he has an attorney.

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A witness said the victim had been holding a baby and arguing with a man just before the shooting. The child was unharmed.

Morgan’s mother said Coleman had been attempting to reconcile, but that Morgan was not interested.