BANGOR – The Rev. Robert Carlson was under investigation by Maine State Police before he was found dead in the Penobscot River over the weekend, a police spokesman said Monday.

The investigation was started last Thursday at the request of the Penobscot County District Attorney’s Office, said Stephen McCausland of the Maine Department of Public Safety. The request came after “the DA’s office had received a letter,” McCausland said.

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via the Bangor Daily News.