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Old Town Investigation

On October 24, 2020,  at approximately 1:30 PM, Old Town Police responded to a 911 call from a residence located at 345 Brunswick Street in Old Town.  The caller reported a shooting had occurred inside the residence.  Responding officers and EMS discovered 42-year-old, Derek Blyth deceased.  Members of the Maine State Police Major Crimes unit responded and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.  An autopsy will be performed later today to determine the cause and manner of death.  Members of the Maine State Police Evidence Response Team were at the scene until the early morning hours and will return today to continue their work of processing the scene.  We believe this is an isolated incident with no ongoing public safety concerns.  More information will be released as it becomes available.  

Human Remains Found in Sherman

Maine State Police Detectives were called to Sherman yesterday because of human remains discovered in the woods near mile 269 off Interstate 95.  The remains have been transported to the Medical Examiner’s office in Augusta where an exam will be conducted later.  It is believed that the remains are those of an adult male.  Investigators are working on determining the identity of the deceased.  No foul play is suspected. 

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