Man Pleads Guilty in Decades-Old Maine Cold Case

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — A person indicted in a decades-old chilly case demise in Maine is predicted to plead responsible to a manslaughter cost on Friday.

Police arrested Kirt Damon Sr., of Stockton Springs, in 2020 and charged him with homicide stemming from the demise of Dorothea Burke, 63. Burke was final seen in 1984 at a Bucksport bar. Development staff discovered her physique a number of days later.

Damon, now 58, pleaded not responsible to the homicide cost. He is on for a plea listening to on Friday and his legal professional, Jeremy Pratt of Camden, stated he’ll plead responsible to the lesser cost, the Bangor Day by day Information reported.

Police interviewed Damon a number of occasions through the years as a part of the homicide investigation, the Bangor Day by day Information reported. He had no legal historical past in Maine on the time of Burke’s demise, however has since had brushes with the regulation, together with a conviction for aggravated assault.

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