Sanford police identify man found dead near dam

Posted July 17, 2014, at 8:58 a.m.

SANFORD, Maine — Police have confirmed the identity of a man who was found dead in Sanford on July 11.

Sanford police Det. Chad Allen said in a statement the deceased man is William J. Fawcett of Springvale.

Allen said foul play did not play a role in Fawcett’s death.

“The Office of the Chief Medical examiner has confirmed the cause of death as an accidental drowning,” Allen said.

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Fawcett’s body was found on July 11 near the Mousam River Dam.

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