The remains of an adult male were discovered at the scene of a fire near Eagle Drive in Sanford over the weekend. The fire is under investigation.

From Maine State Police:

On Saturday, November 25, 2023 at approximately 10:30 am, the Sanford Fire Department responded to a fire in a wooded area near 1 Eagle Drive in Sanford. Fire officials located the remains of an adult male and contacted the Fire Marshal’s Office to investigate and process the scene. The remains were located in a makeshift tent that was destroyed by fire. The remains were transported to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in Augusta where an autopsy will be performed to determine positive identification. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The Sanford Police Department and Maine State Police assisted on scene.

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