The Maine State Prison in Warren on Aug. 9, 2021. Credit: Troy R. Bennett / BDN

A man who was sentenced to life in the Maine State Prison died Sunday morning.

Michael Boucher, 71, died around 4:40 a.m., according to Anna Black, the Maine Department of Corrections’ director of government affairs.

Boucher strangled and stalked 18-year-old Debra Dill of West Gardiner in 1973 and was later sentenced to life in 1991.

The cause of death was not released.