A 48-year-old Sanford man incarcerated at the Maine State Prison in Warren died there on Christmas Day, according to the Maine Department of Corrections.

George Riddle Maine Department of Corrections photo

George Riddle died at about 11 a.m. Friday, the department said in a news release Saturday. His death was attended by medical personnel and was not related to COVID-19.

Riddle was sentenced to the Department of Corrections in 2017 for robbery and burglary and was scheduled to be released in October 2025, according to the department.

The Maine State Police and Office of Chief Medical Examiner were notified of Riddle’s death in accordance with department policy and protocols of the Maine Attorney General’s Office, the department said.

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