THOMASTON, Maine — A body believed to be male was found Wednesday morning behind a Dunkin’ Donuts off Route 1.

The remains of the “badly decomposed” body were found in a wooded area near the restaurant parking lot by a workman, near the Rockland city line, according to a news release from Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland. The investigation has been taken over by Maine State Police, and the remains of the victim will be taken to the state medical examiner’s officer in Augusta.

Police will review missing persons reports to assist in the identification process.

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