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From the Maine State Police:

The three year old child in Edgecomb, pronounced dead on Sunday, December 25, 2022 has been identified as Makinzlee Handrahan of Edgecomb. An autopsy was conducted at the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in Augusta on Monday, December 26, 2022 and her death was ruled a homicide. Detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding her death. Additional information will be released when it is appropriate to do so.

On Christmas morning a 3-year-old child, after a 9-1-1 call, was found by authorities not breathing in Edgecomb. The child did pass away.

From the Maine State Police:

On Sunday , December 25th (Christmas) at approximately 7:37 am, the Lincoln County Communications Center received a 911 call in Edgecomb regarding a 3-year-old child that was not breathing. Rescue and Deputies from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department responded to the residence which was located on Route 1. The child was transported to Miles Memorial Hospital where the child was pronounced dead. The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit was contacted which is protocol in all child deaths in Maine. Detectives and Evidence Response Technicians responded and worked late into the night and all-day Monday. An autopsy was conducted at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Augusta on Monday. The cause and manner of death is being withheld at the request of the Attorney General’s Office. The investigation into the death continues.

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