Death of woman in Wayne ruled homicide


WAYNE (AP) – Investigators said Wednesday that the death of a 19-year-old woman in this central Maine town was a homicide.

The determination followed an autopsy on the body of Alexandra Mills. Officials would not release autopsy results or any details about the investigation.

Mills’ body was found Tuesday morning by her father at the family’s home on Old Winthrop Road. The case was first classified as an unattended death, later as a suspicious death and then as a homicide.

Mills was a 2006 graduate of Kents Hills School, where she was captain of the varsity basketball team. She had been working at the general store in Wayne.

while attending classes at the University of Maine at Augusta.

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