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The Old Town Woman Fatally Stabbed Was Pregnant

| October 11, 2013


OLD TOWN, Maine (AP) – The Old Town woman fatally stabbed by her boyfriend this week was pregnant. Police say 35-year-old April Haskell was killed by her boyfriend on Wednesday night before a state trooper responding to the couple’s apartment shot and killed the boyfriend, identified as 28-year-old Christopher Ouellette. An autopsy Thursday determined that Ouellette died of a single gunshot wound to the head. An autopsy on Haskell is scheduled for Friday. The couple had children ages 2 and 4 together. They were in the apartment, but unharmed. Police say the couple had been together about six years. ¬†Haskell was a housekeeper at a Bangor hotel. The trooper who shot Ouellette, 15-year veteran Barry Meserve, has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the investigation.

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