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New York man arrested in Queens, N.Y., for a Bangor murder

Bangor police say Khalid Harris was arrested for the December 2020 murder of Syies Adams, also of New York.
Credit: Bangor Police Department

BANGOR, Maine — A New York man was arrested Thursday morning for the murder of another New York man in Bangor.  

The New York City Police Department, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Marshal's Office arrested Khalid Harris at a home in Queens, New York for the murder of Syies Adams, 28, of Brooklyn, New York. 

Around 8:30 p.m. on December 10, 2020, police went to 1702 Union St. in Bangor after a 911 caller reported that an unconscious man was at the home.

Police allegedly found an injured, unresponsive man at the home and Bangor Fire Department paramedics determined that the man was dead.

The following day, a post-mortem examination was conducted on the victim at the office of the chief medical examiner in Augusta and the manner of death was determined to be homicide.

According to the Bangor Police Department, it has not been determined as to when Harris will be returned to Bangor. 

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