In Focus: ‘Hermit’ burglar, animal abuse and LePage

Posted April 11, 2013, at 9:33 a.m.
Christopher Knight, who was arrested last week after 27 years of living alone in the Maine wilderness, survived by burglarizing nearby camps and living of what he stole. Shown above are some of the items investigators have recovered from his campsite in Rome.
Christopher Knight, who was arrested last week after 27 years of living alone in the Maine wilderness, survived by burglarizing nearby camps and living of what he stole. Shown above are some of the items investigators have recovered from his campsite in Rome. Buy Photo
Christopher Knight lived at this makeshift campsite in Rome, Maine for 27 years. This photo was made prior to his arrest on April 4. After almost three decades of living like a hermit near North Pond, the 47-year-old man was arrested, police said on Tuesday.
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Christopher Knight lived at this makeshift campsite in Rome, Maine for 27 years. This photo was made prior to his arrest on April 4. After almost three decades of living like a hermit near North Pond, the 47-year-old man was arrested, police said on Tuesday.
Mickey, a rescued border collie, sits at his master's feet during an interview on Wednesday.
Mickey, a rescued border collie, sits at his master's feet during an interview on Wednesday. Buy Photo
The entrance to Birch Circle in Bangor as seen on Wednesday. Bangor police are investigating a stabbing Tuesday evening that left a man dead at this small housing complex just near the intersection of Ohio Street and Finson Road in Bangor.
The entrance to Birch Circle in Bangor as seen on Wednesday. Bangor police are investigating a stabbing Tuesday evening that left a man dead at this small housing complex just near the intersection of Ohio Street and Finson Road in Bangor.
Steven Wallace (left), president of the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber, greets Gov. Paul LePage as he arrives for a chamber luncheon at the Inn at Brunswick Station in Brunswick on April 10, 2013.
Steven Wallace (left), president of the Southern Midcoast Maine Chamber, greets Gov. Paul LePage as he arrives for a chamber luncheon at the Inn at Brunswick Station in Brunswick on April 10, 2013. Buy Photo

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