One dead in Maine shooting, suspect in custody

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PERU — Maine State Police and the Oxford County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Auburn Road in Peru, where a female driver was found deceased.

At around 7:10 p.m. on May 28, authorities received multiple 911 calls about a motor vehicle crash near 106-109 Auburn Road.

Upon arrival, first responders discovered a blue Hyundai on the side of the road with a deceased female in the driver’s seat, who was later identified as Dale Gaudreau.

The Oxford County Sheriff’s Department called in the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit-South to assist with the investigation.

During their inquiry, investigators found that David Gaudreau had contacted several relatives claiming he had shot his wife.

David Gaudreau surrendered to law enforcement at approximately 11:34 p.m. He was taken into custody by the Maine State Police and the Oxford County Sheriff’s Department.

Gaudreau was transported to the Oxford County Jail and has been charged with murder.

The investigation is ongoing.

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