Lubec Murder Victim Identified, Suspect Due Back in Court
The body found in a car trunk earlier this month in Lubec has been identified as that of 58-year-old Eva Cox.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner positively identified the body, according to a Tuesday news release.
Cox's boyfriend has been charged in connection with the killing.
Paul DeForest, 65, was arrested in Virginia. DeForest did not waive extradition, according to the Maine Department of Public Safety.
He is scheduled to appear in court in Virginia on Wednesday.
Cox 's body was found on Jan. 11 in the trunk of a car located near her home at 69 Jim's Head Road in Lubec.
After the body was discovered, police found DeForest at a residence in Virginia, where he was arrested without incident.
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