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Updated: 06/02/2014 06:53:21PM

Man suspected of killing 3 kills himself

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A man suspected of killing three people at a Florida home died in Tennessee on Tuesday from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said.

David Eugene Smith called 911 Tuesday morning, telling a dispatcher at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office that he was the man wanted in the slayings and said he wanted to die at the hands of law enforcement, the sheriff’s office said in a statement on its website. Smith said he was staying at a Days Inn in Knox County, where he holed up during a SWAT standoff that lasted more than two hours.

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