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Body discovered by Skowhegan trail walker

Bucknam said the call came in around 12pm from a resident who discovered the body.
Credit: NCM
Skowhegan Police are investigating the death of a man found on a walking path on the Philbrick trail system on Wednesday.

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — Skowhegan Police are investigating the death of a man found on a walking path on the Philbrick trail system on Wednesday.

Chief Dave Bucknam said a 35-year-old man was found dead on a trail behind the Skowhegan Water Treatment Facility.

Bucknam said the call came in around 12pm from a resident who discovered the body. Skowhegan Police responded, and is being assisted by Maine State Police in the investigation.

Chief Bucknam said they are currently investigating the death as a suicide.

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