Maine: Death of missing Westbrook man Henry Jacques, 45, not considered suspicious by police

The body of Henry Jacques, 45, was found Tuesday afternoon after he went missing Nov. 8 from his apartment.

The death of a Westbrook man who was found dead four days after he went missing from his apartment is not considered suspicious, Westbrook police said.

Henry Jacques, 45, was last seen at 55 Brown St., Apt. 2, at approximately 3 p.m. by his girlfriend, according to the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit, which assisted Westbrook police with the investigation. Jacques shared the apartment with his girlfriend and a roommate.

His body was found Tuesday afternoon in the woods behind Saint Anthony’s Church on Brown Street in Westbrook, police said.

An autopsy was conducted Wednesday by the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, but further tests are required before pathologists can determine the cause and manner of death, said Westbrook Police Capt. Steven Goldberg.

(how can we yet know then if his death was suspicious or not? – S.)

Westbrook, Maine: Have you seen this missing man?

Police are asking the public’s help locating a Westbrook man who left his apartment without any shoes on.

State police and officers from Westbrook are asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing man who left his apartment on Brown Street on Friday and has not been seen since.

Henry Jacques, 45, was last seen leaving his apartment about 3 p.m., wearing blue jeans, multiple layers of shirts and no shoes. He shares the apartment with a live-in girlfriend and a roommate, but he has not returned home.

 

Jacques stands about 5’9″ tall, weighs about 200 lbs., and has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Anyone who sees Jacques or has information about his whereabouts should call Westbrook police at 854-0394, or the Maine State Police at 624-7076.

 

Maine: Search for 63-year-old Portland woman Cathy Pride missing for a month continues. Have you seen Cathy?

Cathy Pride is a very private person who has been known to keep to herself but family and friends say it is very out of character for her to not be at her Munjoy Hill home.

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The search for a 63-year-old woman who has been missing for a month continues in Portland. Police say Cathy Pride was last seen in mid-April and was reported missing by her family.

Pride is a very private person and has been known to keep to herself but this time it appears she has not been back to her home for several weeks, according to police. Family and friends are very concerned because they say this is out of character for Pride.

Pride has lived on Munjoy Hill for several years and has no vehicle, cell phone, credit cards and has not accessed her bank account since disappearing.

Pride is known to frequent Katie Made Bakery at 179 Congress Street and a Munjoy Hill yarn shop, both are near her home.

Pride is 5’04”, 200 lbs with gray hair and blue eyes. She wears eyeglasses and may be carrying a backpack.

Police are asking for anyone with information that might help find Pride to call the Portland Police Department at (207) 874-8575.

Maine: Search on for missing Hermon man – Have you seen Ryan Messer, 25?

Ryan Messer’s father discovered his bike on a trail near a wooded area between Route 2 and the Souadabscook Stream.
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CARMEL, Maine — Clues have lead officials to conduct a search for a Carmel man reported missing 16 days ago.

According to a spokesperson for the Maine Warden Service, Ryan Messer, 25, of Hermon went missing on April 14th.

Messer was said to be living with his family at the time of his disappearance.

 

RELATED: Missing man last seen in Hermon two weeks ago, officers say

Messer’s father discovered his bike on a trail near a wooded area between Route 2 and the Souadabscook Stream, according to officials

There were clues in the woods that led officials to believe their search on Thursday would keep them in the woods.

New Hampshire: Have you seen Adam Camarato, 32, of Eliot, Maine? He’s missing.

Adam Camarato, 32, of Eliot was last seen around 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 in downtown Portsmouth, according to the city’s police department.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Police in New Hampshire are asking for the public’s help finding a man from Maine who went missing last weekend.

Adam Camarato, 32, of Eliot was last seen around 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 27 in downtown Portsmouth, according to the city’s police department.

Camarato was wearing a ball cap, a dark long-sleeved top, and jeans.

Anyone with information about Camarato’s location is asked to contact the Portsmouth Police Communications Center at 603-436-2145.

The mortal remains of Thomas Lynch’s, missing since September 2018, recovered near Stillwater Avenue in Bangor

Bangor Police and the Maine Warden Service found the remains in a wooded area.
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BANGOR, Maine — Bangor Police and the Maine Warden Service found human remains in a wooded area near 900 Stillwater Avenue on Sunday.

The Warden Service called Bangor Police around 10 a.m. Sunday to tell them they had found the remains.

Both the fiancee and the daughter of Thomas Lynch say that the remains discovered are his.

RELATED: Police ask for help in locating missing Bangor man

Police said in March of this year that Lynch went missing in September of 2018. Police said he was last seen entering a wooded area near 829 Stillwater Avenue in Bangor.

Missing Thomas Lynch

about 4 months ago

September 8th to December 28th. 
No news. No leads. Praying for answers. One day at a time. Please, will someone come forward. Praying.

 

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Sgt. Wade Betters wrote in an e-mail that the remains have been recovered and will be sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for identification.

900 Stillwater Avenue is the address of a Wal Mart in Bangor.

We will update this story when more information becomes available

Maine: Two boys, Joel Strother, 12, and Carter Strother, 10, kidnapped, taken out of state

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The Presque Isle Police Department is searching for Joel Strother, 12, and Carter Strother, 10, who are believed to possibly be in North Carolina or South Carolina.

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Presque Isle Police Department is searching for two boys who were reportedly taken out of the state against their will on Friday, April 26.

Brothers Joel Strother, 12, and Carter Strother, 10, are believed to possibly be in North Carolina or South Carolina.

Police are asking the public for information about the location of the two boys.

12-year-old Joel is about 5 feet tall and 90 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. 10-year-old Carter is about 4 feet, 6 inches tall and 100 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police say that the boys are with one of their legal parents (a male).

The man will reportedly not tell anyone where they are and bought a new vehicle as of Friday afternoon, so police do not know what he is driving now.

Police believe the brothers may be with the following people:

  • Joel Strother
  • Kimberly McLeod (or Kimberly Strother)
  • Christopher McLeod
  • Matthew McLeod

The boys were last known to be at a hotel in Bangor.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the children or the other people listed are asked to contact the Presque Isle Police Department at 207-764-4476.