BUCKFIELD — Police are still investigating the shooting death of Gregg Belanger, who was found dead in his home Wednesday night.

Belanger, 51, was discovered by his ex-wife, Denise Belanger, 48, at about 8:30 p.m. According to Maine State Police, Denise Belanger was living at both Gregg Belanger’s house and her house in Auburn.

A neighbor, who asked not to be named, said Gregg and Denise Belanger, who divorced in March 2010, were back together and had recently been on a cruise together. He said they were planning for another cruise in the near future. The neighbor described the Belangers as good people.

The pair married on New Year’s Eve in 1989 and were together for 20 years. They split their property in the divorce and shared custody of their daughter, Cassie, who is now 19.

Gregg Belanger moved to the ranch-style home at 140 Darnit Road last year after his house at 298 Johnson Hill Road in Poland burned down. The house was insured.

Maine State Police detectives spent Thursday investigating the house, taking pictures and measurements. The State Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy of Belanger. The results are not yet available.

Belanger was a welder at Bath Iron Works, according to a release from the Maine Department of Public Safety.

A co-worker of Belanger’s, who asked not to be identified, said Belanger was a hard-working welder who got along well with others at the shipyard.

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