Richmond, Maine


From Spokesman Steve McCausland – 626-3811

State Police say they are now investigating the death of a Richmond man as a homicide.  Detectives have been investigating the death of 48 year old Andrew Sherman since his body was found inside his home on Kimball Street October 11.  Sherman lived alone at the home and his body was found by a friend, who was concerned he had not heard from Sherman in days. 

Detectives continue to ask the public for help from anyone who had seen, talked or heard from Sherman since September 25.  An autopsy has been completed but no further information is being released at this time on the cause of death. 

Detectives have interviewed family, friends and neighbors of Sherman and the State Police Crime Laboratory has been analyzing evidence taken from Sherman’s home. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police in Augusta at – 624-7076, extension 9. 


State Police are investigating the death of a Richmond man, who was found dead inside his downtown home Friday afternoon.  The death of 48 year old Andrew Sherman of 7 Kimball St is being termed suspicious.  Sherman's body was found by a friend about 5 PM who had gone to check on him, after Kimball had not been seen or heard from in a few days. An autopsy was performed Saturday at the State Medical Examiner's Office in Augusta, but no details are being released at this time.

A team of detectives and evidence technicians, assisted by Richmond Police, have been at the home since Friday night . Detectives are working out of the Richmond Fire Department.  Police are asking anyone who has either seen or heard from Sherman in the past week to contact them, either by dropping by the fire department, or calling State Police in Augusta at 207-624-7076, extension 9.

Sherman lived alone in the house and had not worked in recent years because of injuries from a car crash.

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