Nearly a year after the child's passing, the Maine State Police have announced that an arrest has been made in the Christmas Day death of a little girl in Lincoln County, Maine.

According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, the  Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit Central arrested 29-year-old Tyler Witham-Jordan of, Edgecomb, on Friday, October 6th, 2023.  He has been charged with murder in connection with the death of 3 year old Makinzlee Handrahan.

The press release explains that:

On Sunday, December 25, 2022 at approximately 7:37 am,  the Lincoln County Communications Center received a 911 call in Edgecomb for a 3-year-old that was not breathing.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Augusta conducted an autopsy and ruled the death a homicide. The cause of death is being withheld at this time

Following his arrest, Tyler Witham-Jordan, was taken to Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset.  The press release explains that it is likely that his first appearance in court will be at some point next week.

Google Maps
Google Maps

At the time of the incident, the accused was the boyfriend of the victim's mother.

*PLEASE NOTE - All suspects are considered innocent until they are found guilty in a court of law*

Our thoughts go out to all those involved.

When you get a moment, please take the time to download our free radio station app.  It is, by far, the best way to stay on top of everything going on in Central Maine and beyond.  Get it now by entering your email address in the box below.

Fastest growing cities in Maine

Stacker compiled a list of the fastest growing cities in Maine according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

More From B98.5