The owners of Damon's Beverage have released a statement regarding that tragedy that occurred in Waterville earlier this week.

The statement reads:

We are in the middle of an unimaginable tragedy, one that ended with the loss of one of our family in our Waterville location. First and foremost, the Damon family would like to reach out and extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Angela Bragg. She was a valued employee, friend, and person. None of us will be the same after this. As we continue to grieve her loss, and try to recover to any semblance of normalcy, we appreciate all your patience. We are meeting with our staff on Saturday in an attempt to address their emotional, mental, and physical needs first. After that meeting, we will announce what we can, as soon as we can. Thank you for all your support, and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Earlier today (December 29), a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety's Shannon Moss updated us on the situation.

The press release explained that, at about 4:30 AM on Thursday, Waterville Police received a call from an employee of Damon's Beverage Waterville.  The employee of the store, which is located on Jefferson Street in Waterville, told police that they had found the body of a deceased coworker inside the store.

The deceased employee has been identified as 52-year-old Angela Bragg of Waterville.

A warrant has been issued for 20-year-old Spirdal Hubiak.  An employee of the store, Hubiak is considered to be a person of interest in the killing.

The press release explains that:

Hubiak is operating a Black 2010 Ford Taurus bearing Maine plate 4666ZR. Investigators believe Hubiak has left the state and efforts to locate him continue

He is considered dangerous and should not be approached.  If you see him, please call 911.

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