UPDATE - 7/19-4:40PM- According to reports from WABI, State Police believe the woman whose body was found along Route 193 in Cherryfield this morning (July 19) was the victim of a homicide.

The report said police did not release the victim's name or her cause of death. Police added that a vehicle found at the intersection of routes 9 and 193, which appeared to be involved in a crash, was somehow connected to the woman. The woman's body and the car were found about 15 miles apart, police said.


State Police have closed Route 193 in Cherryfield after a woman’s body was found along the road this morning (July 19).

According to Maine Department of Public Safety Spokesman Steve McCausland, the  discovery was made by a passing motorist around dawn.  Troopers and detectives are on scene investigating the death, which is located about 2 or 3 miles from Route 1, McCausland said.