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State police investigating Rangeley death 0

July 28, 2016 • Category: Features

RANGELEY – One man is dead and two others have been injured in an early morning confrontation at a Main Street residence, according to a spokesperson for the Maine State Police.

Maine State Police detectives are questioning several people in relation to the incident, which occurred at a residence at 2564 Main Street at approximately 2 a.m. this morning, according to spokesperson Stephen McCausland. Following the confrontation, two injured men were taken to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, where one of them is undergoing emergency surgery. A third man, whose name has not been released yet, is dead.

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