Credit: John Clarke Russ

Augusta Police Department detectives located a dead body in Augusta around 3:30 p.m. Aug. 23 while following up on leads about a missing person case, according to a release from Deputy Chief Kevin D. Lully.

The identity of the deceased individual is unknown at this time, according to Lully.

Maine State Police and the State Medical Examiner’s Office are assisting with the investigation.

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