Comments for: State police chief: FBI says it cannot help in Joyce McLain homicide probe

Posted Aug. 08, 2012, at 3:17 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 08, 2012, at 7:24 p.m.

EAST MILLINOCKET | As Pamela McLain marked the 32nd anniversary of her 16-year-old daughter’s unsolved slaying Wednesday by seeking FBI involvement in the case, the state’s top cop said federal agents have decided they can’t help the investigation. State police and FBI agents, including Todd Difede, the supervisory special …

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  • Anonymous

    Your reply is in very poor taste considering what this family has gone through. To use this as a forum for your environmental rant is totally off base.

  • Anonymous

    Have to say I agree with exlex94:

    A highschool girl was brutally murdered, and you’re complaining because they’re releasing a few balloons in her memory? Get your priorities straight pal.

  • Anonymous

    Seems more people are agreeing with me than you. There is a place for your comments but not here in this article.

    • Anonymous

      It also seems that dragonfly can not post on here without getting it flagged and removed.

      Stay angry dragonfly.

  • Anonymous

    Hopefully when all these balloons ‘come down’ they will land on your property and you can clean them up since you have worked yourself into a frazzle over them! LOL :)

  • Anonymous

    What is it with the lack of compassion that is shown to our fellow citizens? Have we become so narcissistic as a whole that we can be so cold when other people are suffering? 

  • Anonymous

    I think what bothers me most about this article is that the State Police Colonel hasn’t taken the time to read the case file in this high profile tragedy. I know he’s busy, but honestly, I thought it showed a certain lack of respect to the family and victim of this horrible crime, especially when he knew he was having a meeting with the victims mother.

  • Anonymous

    I imagine if it were one of their family members they would be able to “do something”.

  • Anonymous

    But this story isnt about you. Its about a family who is still searching for their daughters murderer. Something I would hope you would do if it were your mother. I am also sorry about your moms accident. That must have been a very hard and terrible time in your life as it would be for any one of us.

  • Anonymous

    So the forensic evidence found during an exhumation in 2008 didn’t narrow down the suspects? 

    • Nick Sambides Jr

      It might very well have, but not enough for an arrest warrant application.

  • Anonymous

    Med time.

  • Anonymous

    Do you realize that putting up windmills kills bats and birds? Oh the humanity!!

    • Anonymous

       and vegetarians kill millions of defenseless vegetable plants every day – but you never hear any complaints about that.

  • Anonymous

    I wonder if the manner it was presented to the FBI would influence their decision.  Was it presented like the MSP wanted the assistance, or that the parent of the child wants you in on this.  If it was the latter, the FBI would never step in to assist.  Don’t know who the MSP is protecting, but they will pay one day.

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