AUBURN – Maine’s law enforcement community has suffered another loss.
Androscoggin County sheriff’s Deputy Dennis Sampson passed away on Saturday.
Sheriff Eric Samson said the deputy died of a possible heart attack while off duty.
Sampson was 50 years old. He had worked for the sheriff’s office for 10 years before leaving and coming back 13 years ago. The deputy also was a U.S. Army veteran.
In a statement on their Facebook page, the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s office wrote, “Rest in peace dennis thank you for your friendship and service. We’ll take it from here.”