Body found in Portland identified as missing man last seen in September

UPDATE (11/15/17) -- Police say the body has been identified as Edward Blumenthal, 57, of Portland. Blumenthal's family reported him missing on September 28; he was last seen Sept. 9.

Police are investigating the circumstances of his death. If anyone has any information, you're asked to call the Portland Police Department at (207) 874-8575.

Edward Blumenthal was a white male, 5’09”, 180 lbs, short brown/gray hair, and blue eyes. He was wearing a red jacket and blue jeans at the time of his death.

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A decomposed body was found Tuesday in a wooded area of Portland's Stroudwater neighborhood.

Reports of the body being found came in at about 1:40 p.m., police said.

The body was taken to the state medical examiner's officer.

Police said as of Tuesday afternoon it did not appear to be anything suspicious.

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