FRIENDSHIP — Maine corrections officials say a man who was found dead inside a home in the town of Friendship has been tentatively identified as an inmate who escaped from a low-security prison.

Officials say 21-year-old Brian Floyd escaped from the Bolduc Correctional Facility in Warren at about 10 p.m. Friday. He was serving time for theft and due to be released in 2015.

The Department of Corrections said it received information early Sunday morning that Floyd was at a residence in Friendship.

Authorities say preliminary reports indicate the body found inside the residence was Floyd’s but that a positive identification will take several days. The cause and manner of death will be determined by the medical examiner.

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