PORTLAND, Maine — Portland Police Lieutenant Robert Martin said a man in his 40s overdosed and died in Deering Oaks Park in Portland. He was pronounced dead on the scene at 6:41 a.m. Tuesday.
According to Martin, the man's body was found near the northbound interstate off-ramp and the ball fields.
A passerby was flagged down by someone in the homeless encampments.
Life saving measures were unsuccessful.
Police have not yet released the man's identity.