Police: Father killed 14-month-old boy, then self in Maine

14-month-old boy killed in Maine murder-suicide

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WABI/Gray News) - Maine State Police said the victim of Sunday’s murder-suicide in Presque Isle was a baby boy.

According to police, 14-month-old Quinten Leavitt was shot and killed by his father, 35-year-old Matthew Leavitt.

Officials said Matthew Leavitt then shot and killed himself.

The state’s Medical Examiner’s Office conducted autopsies Monday, which said both died from a single gunshot wound.

State Police finished their evidence gathering Monday at Leavitt's home on Reach Road.

Authorities say the incident started as a standoff Saturday night.

Police said the tactical team found two bodies inside on Sunday morning.

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