December 4, 2020

Mississippi police nab suspect accused of murdering Maine woman

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.

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.