UPDATE: State Police arrest man in connection to Bar Harbor woman’s death
Detectives from the State Police Major Crimes Unit have arrested Jalique Keene, 21, of Bar Harbor, and charged him with murder in connection with the death of Mikaela Conley, 19, of Bar Harbor. Mikaela was reported missing Friday and her body was discovered around noon time on Saturday in Bar Harbor, police said in a news release.
Keene was taken into custody at the Bar Harbor Police Department June 4 and transported to the Hancock County Jail. His first court appearance will take place in an Ellsworth courtroom either Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on the court schedule.
The death was determined to be a homicide following work completed by the State Medical Examiner’s office that began yesterday and continued today. The cause of death is not being released at this time.
State Police say the body found alongside a Bar Harbor Street Saturday is Mikaela Conley, 19, of Bar Harbor.