8 Shocking Maine Murders Guaranteed To Keep You Awake At Night
No one can really argue that, for the most part, Maine is a really safe place to live. No, I have not looked at the per capita crime rates, but the simple fact that Maine is so sparsely populated means we rarely hear about violent crime.
However, it does occasionally happen. Sadly, we do have our share of assaults, sexual assaults, and murders. As there is usually (thankfully) quite a bit of time between each of the state's murders, sometimes we forget that we have had so many.
In thinking about murders that took place in our state, we've put together a list of some of the more shocking killings from Maine's history. The following eight murders all happened in the last 200-ish years.
8 Shocking Maine Murders
Why do we consider the above killings shocking? For several different reasons, including the number of victims, the fact the victims were children, and what was done with the bodies of the deceased.
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