Maine woman was stabbed nearly 500 times by a couple to steal drugs

Kailie Brackett, 38, accused of murdering Neptune.

Photo: Washington County Jail/Courtesy

A Maine woman was stabbed 454 times during an attack by a couple trying to grope her with Xanax pills and cashinformed the authorities.

The woman identified as Kimberly Neptune, 43, sustained hundreds of injuries to her legs, stomach, head and neck, Maine State Police Detective Lawrence Anderson said in an affidavit unsealed Wednesday, according to information. Obtained by Bangor Daily News.

Donnell Dana, 39, as well as Kailie Brackett, 38, they were charged with murder on April 29, more than a week after Neptune’s murder.

Donnell Dana, 39, is listed as the second suspect in the murder of Kimberly Neptune, who was found with 454 stab wounds. (Photo: Washington County Jail/Courtesy)

Brackett had accused Neptune of stealing money, according to the police affidavit, adding that the suspects planned to steal 300 Xanax pills and cash from her.

The affidavit noted that Brackett allegedly told a witness about the deadly attack.and mentioned that he called Neptune on April 20, and they agreed to meet the following night.

When Brackett and Dana entered Neptune’s apartment, they charged at the victim. Dana ransacked the apartment for drugs, cash, and jewelry, while Brackett began assaulting her victim.

By April 21, a relative of Neptune called police at approximately 8:10 pm and requested a wellness check for her.

When officers responded to the apartment they found the woman dead, later releasing screenshots from a neighbor’s surveillance video showing a person dressed in black walking at the crime scene.. Shortly after that person was identified as Brackett.

Authorities eventually held the couple without bond at the Washington County Jail.

With information from the New York Post

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