Son of Man Found Dead in Maine Charged With Murder

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State Police in Maine have charged the son of man who found dead in Richmond on Monday with murder.

Leroy Smith III, who was being held at the Cumberland County Jail on an unrelated charge, was notified there.

Following an autopsy on Leroy Smith Jr. Tuesday, the Attorney General's office decided to charge him.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office said the elder Smith died from multiple sharp force injuries.  

Investigators say he was killed in the apartment and his body was later transported to a wooded area.

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