Body Believed To Be Missing Caribou Priest
The Maine Warden Service has located a body that's believed to be a missing retired priest from Caribou.
Warden Corporal John MacDonald said in a media release that a Chevy Equinox belonging to 82-year-old Clement Thibodeau was found just before noon Saturday by a man clearing trails near Upper Pistol Lake, which is south of Springfield. The vehicle was stuck near a remote, unimproved road. The man called the Hancock County Sheriff's Department, who then notified the Warden Service.
Shortly after arriving at the scene, game wardens found the remains of a human body near the vehicle that they believe to be Pastor Thibodeau. The body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner's office for positive identification. He's been missing since July 15th. A cell phone ping had sent searchers near Lee, which is about 12 miles northwest of where Thibodeau's vehicle was found today.