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80-Year-Old Fla. Man Arrested in Strangling Death of 86-Year-Old Man

Corriveau was found dead on July 23 in his mobile home in Presque Isle. Police say he lived alone

Robert Craig
Maine State Police

A Florida man has been arrested in connection with the strangling death of a Maine man who authorities say used to be his neighbor. 

Police arrested 80-year-old Robert Craig Thursday in a parking lot in Largo, Florida. Authorities say he will face a murder charge when he's returned to Maine in the death of 86-year-old Leo Corriveau. 

Corriveau was found dead on July 23 in his mobile home in Presque Isle. Police say he lived alone. 

Authorities say Corriveau and Craig were neighbors in Clearwater, Florida, and had known each other for three or four years. They say Craig recently visited Corriveau at his home. 

Craig is expected to make his first court appearance in Florida on Friday or Monday. It's unclear if he has an attorney who can comment.

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