Authorities discovered Monday night what they said is likely the body of missing teen Nichole Cable, according to a spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

In a news release issued at 11:30 p.m., Stephen McCausland said a body was found by the Maine Warden Service in an undisclosed wooded location and that the state medical examiner’s office would make a positive ID today.

The remains were found about 9:30 p.m. Recovery of the remains was under way at daylight today.

The parents of the girl were told of the development by members of the sheriff ’s department and state police. Additional information was being released at a news conference at the Penobscot County Sheriff ’s Department in Bangor at 10 a.m., according to


The 15- year-old girl was last seen on Mother’s Day.

In addition to the ground searches coordinated by the Maine Warden Service, police conducted two informational roadblocks between 8 p.m. Sunday and 1 a.m. Monday in the areas of Route 221 in Hudson and Route 43 in West Old Town, Chief Deputy Troy Morton of the Penobscot County Sheriff ’s Office said.

More than 100 motorists passed through the road checks, providing more than 25 new pieces of information for investigators. FOR MORE, see the Bangor Daily

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