UNSOLVED HOMICIDES: 40 Years Ago Today, A 91-Year-Old Maine Man Died in a Fire
In the early morning hours of November 11, 1976, a passing motorist noticed that a house on Route 117 in South Bridgton was engulfed in flames. The house was destroyed and inside investigators discovered the body of 91-year-old Raoul Schwartz.
Raoul lived alone in the home.
Maine State Police and Fire Marshall's investigators determined the blaze was intentionally set and Raoul’s death was ruled a homicide.
On the 40th anniversary of his death, police are reminder Mainers the case is still open.
If you have any information about this case, please contact:
Maine State Police
Major Crimes Unit-South
One Game Farm Rd
Gray, ME. 04039
You can also 1-800-228-0857 or (207)657-3030.