Extensive Damage Leaves Cause of Ellsworth Fire Unknown

Updated 2 years ago

The cause of a fire in Ellsworth will remain unknown.The State Fire Marshal’s Office says there is too much damage to determine the cause of a fire that was destroyed a home on Stackpole Road.State Police are calling the fire suspicious after the owner, 57-year-old Dayton Arey, committed suicide the day after it burned down.He was found dead last Friday of stab wounds.Arey was married with five children.They were at a friend’s house in Lamoine at the time of the fire.


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