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Holding his hands close, Cumberland Police Chief John Desmarais describes the department’s continued refusal to share details about the year-old Stanley Stowik murder investigation. (Valley Breeze photo by Marcia Green)

CUMBERLAND – Just days before the one-year anniversary of the murder of Stanley Stowik, Police Chief John Desmarais is conceding he’s “pretty sure” who did it but doesn’t have the evidence to assure a conviction.

“The case is moving forward,” said Desmarais, as he continues to express confidence in a final resolution.

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