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One person dead on Vinalhaven after 'incident' identified as 28-year-old man

Knox County Sheriff confirms death investigation with assistance from the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit
Credit: NCM

VINALHAVEN, Maine — State Police and the Knox County Sheriff's Office are investigating a death that occurred on Vinalhaven Sunday night. On Monday evening, they released the identity of the man who died.

Maine Public Safety Spokesperson Steve McCausland said Roger Feltis, 28, is dead after an incident Sunday evening. Feltis had moved to the island a few months ago from Waldoboro.

According to police, his death took place at a house on Roberts Cemetery Road. Deputies and detectives have been investigating at the home since about 9:45 p.m. on Sunday. 

McCausland said a woman was also injured in the incident. That woman has been treated and released from PenBay Medical Center in Rockport. 

Feltis is being taken to the Maine Medical Examiner's Office in Augusta for an autopsy. 

According to McCausland, evidence recovery technicians have spent the day gathering evidence and detectives and deputies have been conducting interviews as they continue to investigate the circumstances of the death.

NEWS CENTER Maine will continue to update this story as more details become available. 

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