Police identify decomposed body found in Rockport

Kevin Mitchell (Lewiston Police Department){ }

ROCKPORT (WGME) -- The man whose badly decomposed body was found by a hunter in Rockport last week has been identified, according to police.

Police identified the man as 45-year-old Kevin Mitchell, of Lewiston.

Mitchell was the subject of a felony investigation and there were warrants for his arrest for gross sexual assault, according to police.

Mitchell’s body was found about 500 yards in the woods off Mt. Pleasant Road last Thursday.

His vehicle was found abandoned in Union in May.

Police are investigating it as an unattended death.