Buckfield man, 21, found dead in Hartford

HARTFORD — A young Buckfield man was found dead in the woods Sunday morning about a half mile from where his car was found mired in mud.

Daniel Danforth, 21, died of exposure off Cary Hill Road, according to Maine State Police spokesman Stephen McCausland.

McCausland said Danforth had left his car, a Saturn, on a back road after it became mired in mud. “He was returning from a party and got either lost or stuck,” McCausland said.

He said it was unclear whether Danforth meant to take a back road or if he was lost. McCausland said state police received a call about Danforth missing at about 6 a.m. on Saturday.

Danforth was a 2007 graduate of Buckfield Junior-Senior High School. He attended St. Joseph's College in Standish for one year and left the school in 2008, according to Sue Johnson, spokeswoman for St. Joseph's.

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Great person to have known

It shocked me when I heard of his passing. He was a very nice person. All way's helping others. I knew him when he was in youth ministry as I am a youth minister in an other parish. I am praying for his family.

Steve  Dosh's picture

Buckfield man, 21, found dead in Hartford

. . w o w ,
God rest his young soul . ...and our hearts - a l l - go out to his ohana
Aloha from Pahoa

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Too Young, Way too Soon!

Our hearts and prayers are with the Danforth family at this time.
Also for all Dans friends...I can only pray that they find comfort in each
other and their memories of someone who touched their lives so much.

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How horrible. I feel so bad

How horrible. I feel so bad for his parents


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