Major Crimes South Bell Statement

Michael Bell, age 44, formerly of Leeds, Maine, was being investigated by Maine State Police for allegations of Gross Sexual Assault against a woman in Maine (name is not being released).

On Oct. 9, 2020, Androscoggin District Attorney’s Office reviewed the evidence in the case and granted a nationwide arrest warrant for Bell charging:  one count each of Unlawful Sexual Contact Class A and Class B four counts of Gross Sexual Assault Class A.  

Bell was located in Kankakee, Illinois but died shortly after being located by police due to an ongoing medical issue.

If you’ve been a victim of sexual abuse and want to talk to someone about it, please call the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services at 207-784-5272.