Body Found in Bangor Identified; Death Ruled Homicide

Updated 5 years ago

Bangor Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in a shack along the Penobscot River Sunday is a homicide. Investigators continued to look for clues Monday as to what happened.Police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Holly Boutilier of Old Town. Her family has been notified.An autopsy was completed in Augusta Monday which ruled her death a homicide. Officials are not saying how she died since they are still investigating.Police got a call around noon Sunday there was a body in a shed near the railroad tracks, in an area near the 395-bridge. They were on the scene for the better part of the day collecting information.Lt. Tim Reid with the Bangor Police Department says while he can’t release the details of what they’ve found, they are conducting interviews and the area is being treated as a crime scene.”Without getting into specifics, the entire thing appeared suspicious. People are just conducting area searches right now. It appears to be a large area, and there’s a lot of foot traffic down there, so at this point, we’re looking,” Reid says.Police are still looking to speak to anyone who might have seen Boutilier in the 24-hours before she died.They say she was last seen walking downtown around noon on Saturday in a pinkish bikini top and grey sweatpants.If you saw her on Saturday or have any other information, Bangor Police are asking you to call them at 947-7384 extension 9-5-8-1-1.


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