Cops: Amityville man arrested in Maine slaying

An Amityville man wanted in Maine has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a Bangor man earlier this month, Bangor city police said Friday.

A warrant had been issued for Akeem Harris, 23, after a grand jury this week handed down an indictment in the April 9 death of Thomas Taylor, 30, authorities said.

Police said Harris was being held Friday at Penobscot County jail. His attorney in Maine, Jeffrey Silverstein, could not be reached Friday evening.


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Taylor, 30, died of a stab wound that perforated his lungs and heart, said Mark Belserene, spokesman for the state medical examiner's office.

Other details were not immediately available.

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