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Man arrested in Virginia for Lubec murder

Paul DeForest was arrested Tuesday in Virginia
Paul DeForest was arrested Tuesday in Virginia(WABI)
Published: Jan. 12, 2022 at 10:38 PM EST
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LUBEC, Maine (WABI) - A Lubec man accused of murder was arrested Tuesday in Virginia.

Police say 65-year-old Paul DeForest lived with his girlfriend, 58-year-old Eva Cox, on Jim’s Head Road in Lubec.

Monday, police received information about an altercation that occurred at their home and began investigating

A state police spokesperson says the body of a woman, believed to be Cox, was found in the trunk of a car near the home.

An autopsy will be performed to confirm the identity.

DeForest was found at a residence in Virginia and arrested Tuesday.

He’s being held there on a fugitive from justice warrant.

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