Bangor, Maine News Update: February 27, 2018
The State Medical Examiner’s Office says the death Sunday of a 10-year-old Stockton Springs girl was a homicide and now her mother and step-father have been arrested. Officials have not said how she died. Sharon and Julio Carillo are both charged with murder for the death of Marrissa Kennedy.
Officials have released a cause of death for an Orono teenager whose body was found in a snowbank 3 weeks ago. The State Medical Examiner’s office says 19-year-old Alexie Adams died of acute intoxication from cocaine and ethanol. The death that was hastened by hypothermia has been ruled accidental.
The Coast Guard is urging fishermen to remove their ice shacks from the Kennebec River, as ice breaking is set to begin tomorrow. Once that task is completed, the Coast Guard will shift operations to the Penobscot River.
It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and so Acadia Hospital has produced a video to help parents and friends identify the warning signs. Often people who suffer from anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating don’t know they have a problem, so it’s important for others to encourage them to get help. Find the video at the Acadia Hospital website.
Literacy Volunteers is looking for folks interested in becoming tutors, to work with people seeking everything from better reading comprehension to high school equivalency preparation. A background in teaching is not necessary as all the training is provided. Find more information at the website for Literacy Volunteers Bangor.