Portland Police Investigate Death


Portland Police are investigating the death of a 44 year old Portland man who was discovered semi-conscious just before 2:00 am in the area of 87 Free Street by workers collecting trash.

The workers began performing CPR after calling 911 for assistance.  Paramedics attempted to resuscitate the victim but they were unsuccessful and the man died.

His body was brought to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Augusta where the cause and manner of death will be determined.

We know that the victim was walking wesst on Free Street from the area of the Cross Insurance Arena with another unknown man shortly before he was found in distress.  The unknown subject is a white male and he was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.  He was last seen walking on Oak Street toward Congress Street.

Please call 207 874-8575 if you have any information regarding this matter.