A woman was arrested and charged with murder on Wednesday afternoon in connection with the death of a Pembroke woman in February.

Rebecca Moores, 42, of Robbinston, was arrested at approximately 3 p.m. on Hardy Point Road on Pembroke, according to Shannon Moss, a spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

An outstanding warrant for murder had been issued for Moores in connection with the death of 53-year-old Paula Johnson on Feb. 9. Johnson’s death was ruled a homicide, according to Moss.

Johnson’s body was found by authorities at around 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 9 at a residence at 515 Leighton Point Road.

Moores was transported to the Washington County Jail. Details on her detainment were not available on Wednesday evening.

Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley, her puppy Percy and staying active in the Maine outdoors.