Comments for: Bangor stabbing victim died of wound to the abdomen, medical examiner says

Posted Dec. 31, 2012, at 1 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 31, 2012, at 4:39 p.m.

BANGOR | The man mortally stabbed on Elm Street on Saturday morning died from a wound to the abdomen, Mark Belserene, a spokesman for the state medical examiner’s office, said Monday afternoon. Jeffrey LeBlanc, 34, of Bangor died from “a stab wound to the abdomen and it has been …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story contained an error. The man who was mortally stabbed in Bangor, Jeffrey LeBlanc, was 34, not 24 years old.

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  • Anonymous

    I would think that in situations such as these it would be first come first served. I could understand postponing if there were others and cause of death was not known or highly suspected but in both of these cases police are saying one was stabbed and two were shot.

    • Anonymous

      I think it comes down to them having a better suspect in the shooting, so they want to get that one out of the way so it can get to court quicker.

  • Anonymous

    This building is a prime example of the sort of place that would be subject to the responsible landlord ordinance. Having the police visit an apartment building 22 times in a single year is outrageous, makes the property a blight on the neighborhood and obviously requires the landlord to be held accountable.

    • Anonymous

      Right, because the tenants have no responsibility. Where, may I ask, do you expect the people who are causing the 22 visits supposed to live? This landlord kicks them out and they become some other landlord’s “responsibility”.

      • Anonymous

        These tenants may enjoy moving to Brockton, Mass.
        I know I would enjoy it if they moved to Brockton.

      • Anonymous

        Maybe some time in a hospital or a jail?

      • Anonymous

        So then I ask…what did the original landlord do to deserve them being their problem forever?

    • Anonymous

      I’m assuming that you are a big supporter of the local ordinance that is taking hold in some southern Maine cities. So lets say that landlords are held accountable and then stop renting to people they see as a potential problem. Over a period of time how do you think that will affect the ever growing homeless population? Then how do you think that will affect crime. People who are homeless tend to get desperate. Desperate people with nothing to lose will resort to almost anything. I know so then we can lock them up in an already overpopulated correctional system. So then what happens to all those children these people may have? You have this all figured out don’t you?

      • Anonymous

        But they can not stop renting to them that would be discrimination and under various State and Federal laws illegal, and State and Federal law trumps local ordinance.
        So sorry, won’t work.

    • Anonymous

      if you would force every landlord to evict every tenant that causes problems, you better plan on converting the Cross Center into a homeless shelter

  • Anonymous

    Can’t the Corronors office handle two cases at one time? Ducky gets 3 or 4 done in under an hour.

  • A woman no longer has her husband but all people want to do is make stupid comments. I’m starting to agree with the person who said they should disable comments on this site.

    I don’t do the prayer thing but I hope the woman and her family can find peace.

    Edit: I’m disappointed to read this story did involve drugs, which her husband was using as well but it still doesn’t mean horrible things need to be said. A child will be born never knowing their father which is a tragedy all by itself.

    • Anonymous

      Best comment here!

    • Amber Brown

      Thank you Kevin that woman is my cousin

    • Bertha Gruntz

      Sadly, the chain of events that led to his death was the result of his own actions. Allegedly they moved to Bangor to escape crack, their “drug of choice”. She contradicted herself in the 2 stories that quoted her. I agree about the crude comments that some posters make; there’s no constructive value in them. At the same time, many folks are just so sick of the drug problem that they have become hardened to it. And many share my opinion that in this case as in many others, the only compassion we feel is for the next door neighbors, trying to bring up a family next to a drug house. I am sorry for the loss of life, and I abhor some of the comments made. Someone lost a son, brother, husband, friend etc. We make our own luck in life. And if we take the path of drug use and abuse, we can expect an early and untimely demise. That’s a given.

  • Henderson bobby

    Something tells me it is either drugs or alcohol .

    • Anonymous

      If you only knew what goes on down in that section of town, you’d instantly become a neocon republican. Bath salts abuse, alcoholics, methadone patients, section 8 housing tenets, TANF, SNAP, landlords who spend rent money on beer and cigarettes who themselves are alcoholics and can’t pay for heating oil, overpriced, delapidated apartments that haven’t seen a code enforcement officer in decades…well you get the picture.

    • Edmonton Oilers

      Going out on a limb there……

  • Anonymous
    • David

      Good research on your part! I wondered why his name sounded so familiar.

  • Thank You Kevin!! He was a great man and would have done anything for anyone. He always put people first and never thought of himself!! Thank you everyone for the prayers

  • Anonymous

    Well yah-h!!!

  • Zmx

    I knew Jeff Leblanc. He has a twin brother. I went to elementary school with them in boxborough and they got kicked out of high school in acton. They were both wicked bad kids, always committing crimes and beating people up. I’m surprised this didn’t happen sooner.

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