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UPDATE: The human skeletal remains found Sunday, May 23, off Rt. 161 in Caribou have been positively identified as Kurtis Madore. The identification was made through dental records.

A complete exam has been done by the Office of Chief Medical Examiner but due to the condition of the remains, a cause of death has not been determined.

There is no evidence of foul play. Madore, who was 31 years old, has been missing since June 2, 2019.

On Sunday, May 23, human skeletal remains were discovered in a small wooded area off Rt. 161 in Caribou.

A local man was walking in the woods when he found the remains. A team of Maine State Police members from Major Crimes unit, Evidence Response Team, K9 Cadaver dogs along with the Maine Warden Service, Office of Chief Medical Examiner, and Caribou PD are working in the area today to recover the remains.

Once the remains are recovered they will be examined to determine identification and cause and manner of death.

On June 2, 2019, Kurtis Madore, 31, went missing in the Caribou area. Maine State Police are not speculating that the remains are Madore. They will wait for results from the Medical Examiner’s Office to determine identification.

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