Derald Coffin Cause Of Death, Obituary Unavailable Yet – Derald Coffin of West Bath was shot and murdered on Woodford Street early Tuesday, according to Portland police. Coffin, 43, was discovered laying on the road near 100 Woodford Street shortly after 1 a.m. by police. He was treated at the site by emergency responders before being transported to Maine Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
According to newscentermaine.com, During what police characterized as an “altercation,” a 27-year-old woman was also shot. She was transferred to Maine Medical Center, where she was treated before being released.
Her identity has remained a mystery. According to Portland Police Major Robert Martin, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner began a post-mortem examination of Coffin on Tuesday.
On Wednesday evening, no information was available. Residents reported seeing a group of individuals arguing and then hearing gunshots early Tuesday morning, prompting police to respond. Martin stated on Tuesday that authorities do not believe the public is in danger.