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UPDATE: Houlton Man in Custody After Two Bodies Discovered & Multiple Fires

| September 23, 2013


331 Oakfield-Smyrna Road

Oakfield, ME – A Houlton man is in custody in connection with a suspected shooting, the deaths of two people and three separate fires early this morning in Oakfield and Island Falls.

Police began searching for 32 year old Matthew Davis after the bodies of a man and woman were discovered by firefighters inside a house located at 331 Oakfield-Smyrna Rd. The search ended around 10:45 am after State Troopers located him in a stolen motor vehicle on the Beaver Dam Rd. in Island Falls. Police were able to take him in without incident.

Aside from the two bodies being discovered at the house fire on Oakfield-Smyrna Rd., two other fires were reported in Island Falls at Katahdin Forest Products and a pickup truck, at a third location. Those fires are being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office. No exact word on if or how they are connected.

At this time the names of the two victims are not being released.

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