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Ellsworth man’s body found in Hancock

Matthew LaForest (28) is missing. His vehicle was found in Hancock at the turnout near the Sullivan Bridge. Last seen 6/18 at 8 am. If you know where he is please call Ellsworth PD 667-2133.

Matthew LaForest (28) .

The body of an Ellsworth man missing since earlier in June has been found. The Ellsworth Police Department reports the body of 28 year old Matthew LaForest was found in Taunton Bay this evening at about 5pm by the Marine Patrol. LaForest was reported missing on June 19th. The Medical Examiner’s Office will determine a cause of death with an autopsy scheduled on Wednesday. His car was found at the Sullivan Bridge turnout in Hancock. An eyewitness said they last saw LaForest snapping photos and walking by the water in Hancock by the bridge.