Chief Medical Examiner Releases Inforation on the Death of Coreen Weise

May 15, 2007

The Office of Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed that the body found in the Saco River early Saturday morning is that of Coreen Weise who has been missing since early November of 2006. Preliminary identification was made by comparison of the orthodontic work. Confirmation of identification was done by the DNA Division of the Maine State Police Crime Laboratory. The autopsy is complete. There is no significant antemortem injury. Findings are all consistent with drowning. The manner of death is pending further investigation and toxicology.

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NEWS RELEASE May 15, 2007 Jim Ferland, Administrator Office of Chief Medical Examiner, (207) 624-7180