Fryeburg Stabbing Update

More information and an arrest in the fatal stabbing that took place early this morning at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds in Fryeburg, Maine.

At 1:05 am on October 13th, the Oxford Sheriff’s Department dispatch center received a 911 call from the Fairgrounds for the report of a male who had been stabbed and was unresponsive.  The Fryeburg Police Department was dispatched to that location along with officers from the Conway NH Police Department, Bridgton Police Department and deputies from the Oxford County Sheriff’s Department.  When officers arrived on-scene they discovered a deceased male on the grounds near the restroom facilities at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds.  The male was identified as 28 year old Anderson Gomes of Waterbury, Connecticut.   

At approximately 12:00 noon detectives from the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit – South arrested 46-year-old Carlos A. Negron of Connecticut.  Negron was brought to the Oxford County Jail and charged with murder.  Negron and Gomes were known to each other.  Authorities are confident that there is no on-going risk to public safety. 

The Office of Chief Medical Examiner is expected to conduct an autopsy on the deceased individual in the coming days.