Police investigating Presque Isle man’s death as homicide

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Maine State Police and local police are investigating the death of an 86-year-old man in Presque Isle over the weekend as a homicide.

According to a press release by the Maine Police, relatives found Leo Corriveau dead in his Route 1 mobile home on Saturday afternoon, July 23, and authorities have been investigating the death further.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office in Augusta performed an autopsy Sunday which concluded that Corriveau’s death was a homicide, although Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Stephen McCausland said authorities are not releasing details about the cause of death at this time.

Corriveau lived alone at the southern Presque Isle home, according to the press release.

A team of state police detectives and technicians spent Sunday at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

The Fiddlehead Focus will report more information as it becomes available to the public.

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