The Lewiston Police Department are releasing few details but have confirmed a homicide near River and Oxford Streets last night, Oct. 19.

From the Maine State Police:

On Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at approximately 07:27 p.m. the Lewiston Police department responded to the area of 53 River Street in Lewiston for a robbery complaint. The Lewiston Police Department located a deceased male who was transported to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in Augusta (OCME). The OCME conducted an autopsy Thursday morning and ruled the death a homicide. The identity of the male will not be released until next of kin has been notified. Major Crimes Unit Detectives and members of the Maine State Police Evidence Response Team have been on scene all day interviewing witnesses and processing the scene. Investigators are currently working with local, state and federal partners to investigate this crime. Detectives do not believe there is a threat to the public.

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