The body of a 4-year-old boy was found Wednesday night after police reported him missing earlier in the evening.
Sulaiman Muhiddin’s body was found around 7:30 p.m., Andrew said. Muhiddin was last seen around 4 p.m. Wednesday near Pope Road, according to Windham police Capt. William Andrew.
The death marked the fifth death of a Maine child under 4 years old in the past month. It follows the death of a 6-week-old infant in Brewer on May 31, a 3-year-old girl in Old Town on June 6, a child in Temple from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on June 17 and the death on Sunday of 3-year-old Maddox Williams in Waldo County.
The cause of Sulaiman’s death has not been released.