BANGOR, Maine — Witnesses say a Maine woman began to carry a gun for protection in the days before she was found in her home with multiple gunshot wounds.

The Kennebec Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2hzu6JA ) witnesses offered their testimony Tuesday during the trial of Robert Burton. He’s charged with fatally shooting Stephanie Gebo in June 2015.

The two had broken up the weekend before Gebo’s death.

Both Burton’s longtime friend and a police detective say the man was jealous. Cpl. Micah Perkins says investigators found several pages of notes where Burton accuses Gebo of cheating on him.

The 40-year-old man has pleaded not guilty.

Burton turned himself in to police in August 2015 after leading the longest manhunt in state history.


Information from: Kennebec Journal, http://www.kjonline.com/

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