December 11, 2023

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — A man who allegedly threatened his recently deceased son’s significant other with a firearm was found dead in his son’s residence following a six-hour standoff with police on Friday.

Roger Hesketh, 79, died of apparent suicide, Dover-Foxcroft Police Chief Matt Grant said Monday. Police found his body Friday evening after obtaining a search warrant for the residence.

“There was an incident at the … residence with Roger Hesketh, who has lived there for a number of years with family. … We were unable to make contact with Roger,” he said.


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