BIDDEFORD — Police have identified the man whose body was found in the parking lot of a Biddeford apartment complex early Monday morning as Devan Smith, 23, whose last known address was in Scarborough.

Smith’s body was found at 24 State St. around 6 a.m. Monday, outside a multi-unit complex.

Deputy Police Chief JoAnn  Fisk said Thursday that an autopsy has been ordered and the investigaiton into Smith’s death continues.

“We hope hope to release more information in the coming days,” said Fisk.

Earlier this week Biddeford Police Chief Roger Beaupre labeled the death as “unexplained.” 

Residents of the complex, a large, multi-level apartment building within the city’s downtown area, said the body was found next to a black SUV at the back of the building’s parking lot around 6:15 a.m.

Resident Tina Turner said she called 911 around 6:23 a.m. Monday.

Fire crews and Biddeford Police’s Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene.

Several residents of the complex said the man was unknown to them, but they believed they’d seen him in the area before.

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