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Man Dead Following Police Standoff at Maine Motel

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Police say a man was found dead following a police standoff for hours on Sunday in Lewiston, Maine.

State and local authorities responded to the standoff, which reportedly started at a Motel 6 on Pleasant Street Sunday morning, according to WCSH6.

When the state's tactical team obtained a warrant, officers with that unit broke down the hotel room's door and found a man dead from an apparent suicide.

It's unclear what started the standoff.

No other details about the suspect were immediately released.

The investigation is ongoing.

Police were seen communicating via megaphone with an unidentified person or people inside the motel, whom they asked to pick up a telephone.

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