Arrest in Prentiss Murder

Updated 6 years ago

State Police have arrested a Prentiss man in connection with the death another man from that Penobscot County town.

48-year-old Joseph Dumas was arrested by detectives and charged with murder.

He was taken to the Penobscot County Jail.

He will make his first court appearance either Tuesday or Wednesday.

Dumas is charged in connection with the death of 70 year old Mario Litterio of Prentiss, whose body was found in woods near his home off the Tar Ridge Road Saturday morning by detectives and Game Wardens.

Police said Dumas and Litterio were friends, but have not disclosed other details about the death.

An autopsy has been scheduled by the State Medical Examiner’s Office.


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