Maine police seek leads in 1979 unsolved homicide of Thomas Huntley

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WINSLOW — Maine State Police are renewing their call for information in the unsolved homicide of Thomas Huntley, whose body was found following a suspicious fire at his home on April 12, 1979.

Sanitary personnel with the town of Winslow discovered the blaze at Huntley’s residence on Route 137 nearly 44 years ago.

After extinguishing the fire, authorities located Huntley’s body inside the dwelling.

The Fire Marshal’s Office, together with the Maine State Police, conducted an investigation and deemed the fire to be of a suspicious nature.

However, the case has remained unsolved for decades, leaving many questions unanswered.

In a bid to bring closure to the case and potentially bring the perpetrator to justice, the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit – Central is appealing to the public for any information related to the fire and Huntley’s death.

Anyone with knowledge of the incident, or who may have seen or heard something that could aid the investigation, is encouraged to come forward.

The Maine State Police express their hope that renewed interest and advancements in investigative techniques will help bring justice for Thomas Huntley and his family.

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