Police: Man Found Dead After House Fire Is Homicide Victim


A man found dead after a house fire in Caribou, Maine, was the victim of a homicide, police announced Friday.

The body was found around 10 p.m. Thursday at 5 Lower Lydon St. after firefighters responded to the report of a blaze at the address.

The victim's identity has not yet been determined. State police are examining DNA evidence.

Damage from the fire was contained to the inside of the home.

Details are limited, but police are asking anyone who saw any type of activity in the area between 6 and 10 p.m. Thursday to call (207) 532-5400.

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