Man arrested for 2017 murder in Whitneyville

Justin Matthews
Justin Matthews(Washington County Jail)
Published: Sep. 25, 2023 at 6:50 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 25, 2023 at 5:44 PM EDT
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WHITNEYVILLE, Maine (WABI) -An arrest was made in a 6-year old murder case in Whitneyville.

Justin Matthews was taken into custody by police Thursday night for the October 2017 killing of Wayne Foss.

Foss, 48, was found dead inside his burned out mobile home.

He was a commercial fisherman.

Authorities say Foss lived at the Middle Street house with his wife and son. They were not home at the time.

Matthews is charged with murder, felony murder, robbery and arson.