Lewiston Police Say a Murder Suspect is Armed and Dangerous
Lewiston Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a weekend murder, who they say could be armed and dangerous.
Where Was the Victim Found?
Eddie Massie, 40, from the Lewiston area is wanted for the murder of Lacresha Howard, 25, of Lewiston. Police were called to Pierce Street in Lewiston just after 11:00 Sunday night for a report of a deceased woman in the hallway. The victim's body was transported to the Office of the Medical Examiner in Augusta. An autopsy was conducted and the Examiner identified the woman as Howard and ruled her death a homicide. The cause of her death has not been revealed. Investigators and Maine State Police Evidence Response Team members spent the day processing the scene.
What Does the Suspect Look Like?
On Tuesday, investigators with the Maine State Police obtained an arrest warrant for Massie for the charge of murder. Officials say Massie is at large and considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached by the public. Massie is described as a black male, 6'4" tall, 170 pounds, and officials say he walks with a limp. He goes by two street names, Fast Eddie and TT.
Who Do We Contact If We Think We See Massie?
A dedicated tip line has been set up in the Lewiston Police Department to receive calls from the public with information on Massie's location. Anyone who thinks they have information pertinent to this case should call 207-513-3001, extension 3324.
We'll update this story as more details become available.