According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, a man from Massachusetts has been arrested in connection with the killing of a 20 year old Skowhegan woman.

According to the press release, at just before 6 AM on Saturday July 16th police received a report of an assault at a residence on Canaan Road in Skowhegan. At that residence, they found a man with a head injury and a deceased woman.

The deceased woman has been identified as 20 year old Alice Abbot.  She reportedly lived at the residence with her parents.

Crime scene investigators worked through the day on Saturday and, at about 3:20 PM on Saturday,  arrested 19 year old Jason Servil, of Massachusetts.   The decision was later made to charge him in connection with Abbot's death.

The injured man, who was a friend of Abbot, was treated at a local hospitaland released.

*please keep in mind that all suspects are considered innocent until found guilty in a court of law*

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