Body Found in Presumpscot River Identified as Missing Portland Resident


A body that was recovered in the Presumpscot River in Falmaouth on Thursday, April 20th is that of SAMUEL MUGISHA, who was reported missing from Portland on November 4, 2022.  The Maine Office of Chief Medical Examiner identified the body and has yet to release the cause and manner of death.

Mugisha had last been seen on Friday, November 4th before 8:00 am when he left his home at 246 Auburn Street.

Police used all Terrain Vehicles, K9 teams and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to search the wooded areas, railroad tracks and trails around his home and other areas where relatives thought he may have traveled.

The Portland and Falmouth Police Departments send their deepest condolences to the loved ones and friends of Samuel Mugisha.