Police release name of man found dead near Bangor Walmart

Posted March 17, 2014, at 10:37 a.m.

BANGOR, Maine — Local police on Monday released the name of a man found dead near the entrance to Walmart last week.

The man was identified as 27-year old Derek McLeod of Bangor, Sgt. Cathy Rumsey said Monday.

A cause of death was not disclosed as the state medical examiner’s office awaits toxicology tests results, Rumsey said.

A passerby discovered a body laying on the ground near the Walmart entrance on Thursday at 8:56 a.m., police have said. McLeod was declared dead at the scene.

Police continue to investigate the incident, and ask anyone who had contact with McLeod Wednesday night into Thursday morning and may have information on the case to call Bangor police at 947-7384.

No other information was available at the time.