The Maine Warden Service located the body of a missing Arundel woman Friday morning in woods across from her home.

Maine Department of Public Safety
Maine Department of Public Safety

The body of 65-year-old Sue Kim Coito was located about 375 yards into the woods from Campground Road.  More than 25 Wardens and members of the state’s search and rescue teams began search efforts about 7 a.m., aided by 14 dogs. Game Warden Michelle Merrifield and her dog , Piper, located the body a little after 8 a.m.

State Police detectives are now documenting the location with measurements, photos and gathering any evidence at the site.  The body will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Augusta for autopsy.

Sgt. Chris Harriman of the State Police and Warden Lt. Kevin Adam will brief reporters at the Arundel fire station at 11:30 a.m.

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