Man wanted for murder in death of Lewiston woman considered armed and dangerous

Investigators were seen at an apartment building on Pierce Street Monday night
Published: Dec. 13, 2022 at 11:36 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 13, 2022 at 5:31 PM EST
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LEWISTON, Maine (WMTW) - Maine State Police are searching for a man accused of killing a woman in Lewiston over the weekend.

Eddie Massie, 40, of Lewiston is wanted in connection to the death of 25-year-old Lacresha Howard.

The body of a woman, later identified as Howard, was found in a hallway of a building on Pierce Street Sunday night.

The Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy, ruling the Howard’s death a homicide.

Investigators were seen at 108 Pierce St. Monday night, as well as at an apartment building on Birch Street. Maine State Police said they were on the scene all day interviewing witnesses.

On Tuesday, officials obtained an arrest warrant for Massie.

Maine State Police said you should not approach Massie as he is considered to be armed and dangerous.

Massie is described as 6 feet 4 inches tall, around 170 pounds and walks with a limp. Massie also goes by two different street names: Fast Eddie and TT.

A dedicated tip line has been set up at the Lewiston Police Department for calls on Massie’s whereabouts. The dedicated line for the public is 207-513-3001 extension 3324.