South Portland police

Missing Maine Man Found Dead, Officials Say

The Maine Department of Public Safety announced Saturday evening that a South Portland man who had been reported missing was found dead.

Authorities say 69-year-old Carlos Ordonez was located along the banks of the Fore River in South Portland. A man walking his dog in the woods near the river found his body at about 5 p.m.

Police said Ordonez had shot himself.

Ordonez was last seen on Tuesday in the Old England Village area of South Portland.

Officials were searching Clark's Pond and Brick Hill area of South Portland on Saturday.

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