Man arrested following death at Ellsworth residence

ELLSWORTH — A 22-year-old Ellsworth woman was found dead at a residence on Shore Road Friday morning, prompting an investigation that led to the arrest of a local man, according to the Ellsworth Police Department.

Police, along with emergency responders from Northern Light Medical Transport, arrived at the residence around 9 a.m. Oct. 25 and found Jessica Kane deceased at the scene.

Officers arrested Jaret J. E. Patten, 23, of Ellsworth on a charge of unlawful furnishing of scheduled drugs.

Additional charges are possible, said Police Chief Glenn Moshier, pending the results of an investigation.

Police are still looking into Kane’s death, said Moshier.

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