Unsolved Homicides

Cassidy, James

Case date: 1976

Town: Amherst

On 4-5-76, a burned-out green 1971 Chrysler station wagon with Massachusetts registration was discovered on a woods road off Rte. 9 in Amherst. The burned body of a white male was found within the vehicle, and was subsequently identified as James Cassidy of Brookline, Massachusetts. Investigation determined that the vehicle fire was a result of arson. At the time of his death, Cassidy was an executive employee of the Brookline, Massachusetts Trust Company bank.

Contact: Maine State Police, Major Crimes Unit - North, 198 Maine Avenue, Bangor, Maine 04401. Telephone (207)973-3750 or toll free 1-800-432-7381.

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