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UPDATE: Standoff Suspect Found Dead

Updated: Thursday, April 4 2013, 01:15 PM EDT
A developing story in Haywood County.

The standoff between officers and a man with a gun came to end less than an hour ago when a SWAT team entered the home and found the suspect dead.

The cause of death has not been released at this time.

The man's name has not been released.

The stand-off, on Garden Lane between Canton and Bethel, began around 9am this morning.

A Haywood County Sheriffs Deputy was making a welfare check on the man living in the home after a co-workers of the man called when he didn't show up for work.

Officials say, when the officer arrived the man inside pointed a gun and fired shots.

No one was hurt at the time.

Well keep you posted and have the latest tonight on News 13.UPDATE: Standoff Suspect Found Dead


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