Police: One Dead at Orono Apartment Complex, Likely Self-Inflicted

ORONO - Officials were called to a University of Maine off-campus housing complex Tuesday night for what they're calling an apparent suicide.

 

Just after 9 p.m., the Orono Fire Department, Orono Police Department, and University of Maine Campus Police arrived at a building on Centre Drive in the Stillwater Village Apartment Complex.

 

 

Officials say a friend of the deceased, white male had not heard from him in a couple days and found him upon entering the apartment.

 

 

"Contact the University of Maine, they're very good at some of the grief counseling so we've asked them to come over and help out some of the friends that are aware of what happened," says Chief Josh Ewing of the Orono Police Department.

 

 

 

Orono police will continue to investigate the incident. The medical examiner has been called and will perform and autopsy in the coming days.

 

 

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Lindsey joined the WVII ABC7 and WFVX FOX Bangor news team in January of 2012. Raised in Arlington, Mass., Lindsey graduated from Endicott College located in Beverly, Mass. where she majored in Communication. While attending college on the North Shore Lindsey ran the campus newspaper, the Endicott Observer, lead the Endicott Gulls field hockey team as Captain in the 2009 & 2010 seasons, and played for the women’s club hockey team.

For two years Lindsey worked at WCVB Channel 5 News Boston as an ENG producer and writer, while also filling in for various positions in
Chronicle, the station’s nightly news magazine. Additionally, Lindsey contributed to the production of two MDA Labor Day telethons.

When she’s not in the field she can be found on the ice. Lindsey helps out with Brewer’s Youth Hockey Learn to Skate & Learn to Play program and plays on a men’s league team. She also helped to establish Brewer’s first youth under-12 girl’s hockey team.

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