Lewiston police find body in Lisbon
Body found Tuesday afternoonUPDATED 4:35 PM EST Dec 04, 2012
Body found in LisbonLISBON — Maine State Police say the skeletal remains found early this afternoon in Lisbon Center may be those of 22-year-old Christiana Fesmire of Lewiston, who has been missing since July 2011.Police to return to scene Wednesday
According to Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, the remains were found around 1 p.m. near the intersection of Wagg and Ferry roads on a trail about 200 feet off the road. Lewiston and Lisbon police are on scene with State Police and are involved in the recovery. According to a news release issued by McCausland, the scene will be secured for the night and recovery efforts will continue Wednesday morning.
McCausland said the remains will be transported to the state medical examiner’s office, where work will begin to establish positive identification.
Buddy Robinson, 30, of Lewiston, was convicted of Fesmire’s murder on Nov. 16. Police believe Robinson drowned Fesmire after she hit her head on the bathtub while the two were arguing in her Highland Avenue apartment July 1, then wrapped her body in a blanket and dumped her in a swamp, according to court records