Bedford Man Charged With Killing Woman On Popular Maine Beach

The man and woman, both from Bedford, had a child together.

Video Transcript

NICK GIOVANNI: Top story this hour, a Massachusetts man under arrest accused of killing his girlfriend on a beach in Maine. Yesterday afternoon police in York got several 911 calls about a man beating a woman on Short Sands Beach. Police say they found the body of 35-year-old Rhonda Pattelena behind a large rock. Officers that arrested her boyfriend 33-year-old Jeffrey Buchannan. The couple lived in Bedford and have a child together.

TOM CAMPBELL: It's very sad you know that something like this would happen you know right out here in the open midday in front of the public

NICK GIOVANNI: Maine State Police say they are investigating the incident. Buchannan is due in court Monday.