Porter Enters Plea in FL Firefighter Murder Case

BELFAST -- Daniel Porter pleaded guilty to manslaughter, stemming from the death of a Florida firefighter in February of 2012 in Waldo County Superior Court, Wednesday.
 
The 25 year-old Jackson man admits he shot to death Jerry Perdomo, 31, of Seminole County, Florida.
 
Porter had originally been charged with murder.
 
It happened on February 16, 2012 in Jackson. Perdomo's body was later found in a wooded area in Newburgh.
 
Prosecutors say the crime was drug-related, and Perdomo had traveled to Bangor monthly, transporting prescription narcotics.
 
Porter is slated to be sentenced April 22.
 
The Attorney General's office is planning to recommend a sentence of 30 years, with all but 20 suspended, plus four years of probation.
 
Stay with ABC-7 and FOX 22 for the latest on this story.
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Lindsey joined the WVII ABC7 and WFVX FOX Bangor news team in January of 2012. Raised in Arlington, Mass., Lindsey graduated from Endicott College located in Beverly, Mass. where she majored in Communication. While attending college on the North Shore Lindsey ran the campus newspaper, the Endicott Observer, lead the Endicott Gulls field hockey team as Captain in the 2009 & 2010 seasons, and played for the women’s club hockey team.

For two years Lindsey worked at WCVB Channel 5 News Boston as an ENG producer and writer, while also filling in for various positions in
Chronicle, the station’s nightly news magazine. Additionally, Lindsey contributed to the production of two MDA Labor Day telethons.

When she’s not in the field she can be found on the ice. Lindsey helps out with Brewer’s Youth Hockey Learn to Skate & Learn to Play program and plays on a men’s league team. She also helped to establish Brewer’s first youth under-12 girl’s hockey team.

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