An autopsy by the State Medical Examiner has concluded that the body of a man found in Naples Wednesday is Jeffrey Stewart, 37, of Bridgton, a man who has been missing since Labor Day.

The body was found about 40 yards behind Bray’s Brew Pub on Route 302 in Naples in an overgrown field, police said.

The cause of death is unknown and the case remains under investigation, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.

Stewart was last seen Sept. 5 following a minor car accident on Route 302. He was seen walking toward Bray’s Brew Pub.

He was reported missing to Bridgton police by his wife, who said he had been discharged from Spring Harbor Hospital two days earlier and did not have his medicine.

Bridgton police referred questions to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, which is investigating the case.

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The State Medical Examiner is performing an autopsy today on the remains of man found Wednesday in Naples whom authorities suspect is a Bridgton man missing since Labor Day.

The body was found in an overgrown field behind Bray’s Brew Pub on Route 302 Wednesday monring at 10:44 a.m., according to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. There were no obvious signs of foul play, however the medical examiner will attempt to determine the cause and manner of death as well as confirm the man’s identity, police said.

Police believe the man is Jeffrey Stewart, 37 who was reported missing three weeks ago and was last seen walking on Route 302 towards Bray’s.

Stewart had just been involved in a minor car accident, and while he was not injured in the crash, he did appear disoriented, the other motorist told police.

Stewart’s wife Mary said her husband was a disabled veteran who had mental health issues, was discharged from the hospital two days earlier and did not have medicine that he needed. He left their house Sept. 5 while she was napping, she said. She reported him missing to Bridgton police and after learning about the crash in Naples, asked that police to search the woods there.

She said she felt police were not treating the case seriously. Police said they were treating the case seriously and had followed up on leads, but had little to go on.