State Police were in Newport today investigating an unsolved murder that dates back to the 1970's.
State Police spokesman Steve McCausland says a team of 6 detectives returned to an area off Old County Road which is the area where the skeleton of Ellen Choate was found in a shallow grave in 1977.
Choate had gone missing in 1975.
McCausland said that the water levels in Sebasticook lake, where the body was found, are currently very low, allowing investigators an opportunity to look at things that are usually under water.
Choate, originally from Pennsylvania had been hired to work at a Bangor child care center, but on her way north got off a bus in Newport and was never seen again...
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