Westbrook stabbings ruled murder-suicide

WESTBROOK — Police have ruled the recent stabbing deaths of a Juniper Lane couple a murder-suicide.

An autopsy this afternoon revealed that Kenneth Taylor killed his wife of 14 years, Belinda Taylor, before stabbing himself.

Their bodies were found Tuesday afternoon by their 12- and 14-year-old daughters.

Belinda Taylor’s death is Maine’s sixth homicide this year and the third linked to domestic violence, said Department of Public Safety Spokesman Stephen McCausland.

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