Police investigating man's death in Penobscot County


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    ALTON (WGME) -- The death of a man described as a transient after a fight is under investigation by Maine State Police.

    Joseph Webber, 51, was at a home in the Penobscot County town of Alton, north of Orono, on Saturday night when the incident occurred.

    Police said they were called to 4591 Bennock Road in Alton around 11:15 p.m. by a 911 call after a reported physical altercation at the home.

    State troopers found Webber in of medical attention but he died before being transported to a hospital.

    There were three other adults at the home when police arrived.

    An autopsy began Sunday at the medical examiner's office, with the results pending addition testing.

    The people at the scene when police arrived have been interviewed and no charges have been filed at this time.

    Police have been at the home all day and are expected to finish their work Sunday evening.

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