Inmate dies at Maine State Prison in Warren

Posted:  Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

WARREN —The Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC) today confirms the death of a prisoner of the Maine State Prison in Warren.

At approximately 9:46 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, MDOC prisoner Raymond Leavitt passed away at the Maine State Prison. Leavitt’s passing was attended by staff of the prison, according to a news release.

Consistent with the Department’s policy and Attorney General’s Office protocols, the State Police and Medical Examiner were notified.

On May 7, 2014, Leavitt was sentenced to the Maine State Prison to serve a 10-year straight sentence with no probation for Class B Robbery charge. He served approximately four years, eight months and seven days before his death.

He was scheduled for release Oct. 10, 2022.

Leavitt was 56 years old and from Portland, Maine.