On the morning of Jan 28, 2014 the Bangor Police Department received a report of a missing person. The family of John Eaton Jr has reported that they have not seen, or heard from, him since Sunday the 26th.
On Jan 28, 2014 at approx 7:45 PM a resident of the neighborhood known as Bangor Gardens called Bangor PD to report that he had found a deceased male subject in the wooded area between Knox Ave and the Bradford Commons apartment complex. He believed it may be John Eaton, Jr who had been reported missing. Bangor Police Officers responded to the scene and upon investigation were able to determine the deceased was in fact John Eaton, Jr. His family has been notified.
After seeing a media report of John Eaton, Jr being missing the, witness recalled seeing a man fitting that description walking through the park that is off of Knox Avenue. The witness went to check around the park and followed some footprints into the trees, locating Eaton’s body. Eaton resided at Bradford Commons.
At this time, a cause of death has not been determined. This case is still under investigation, and the Medical Examiner’s Office is expected to examine Eaton’s body today. No additional information will be released until that time.