A death in Lewiston on Wednesday is being investigated as a homicide.
A man’s body was discovered in the area of 53 River St. after Lewiston Police responded to reports of a robbery at around 7:27 p.m., according to Shannon Moss, a spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.
The body was transported to the Maine medical examiner’s office, and the man’s death was ruled a homicide on Thursday morning, Moss said. The person has not been identified as officials work to contact their family.
The circumstances of the man’s death remain under investigation.