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Wilton Standoff Ends With Man Found Dead
09/25/2013 10:40 AM ET  

Police say a man involved in a five-hour standoff in Wilton is dead.

WILTON, Maine (AP) _ Chief Heidi Wilcox said the State Police Tactical Team entered the home at about 11:00 pm Tuesday and found the sole occupant, 60-year-old Raymond Richard, dead.

She tells the Sun Journal police went to the apartment at about 6:00 pm to investigate a report of domestic violence. Officers met Richard at the front door, but he would not let them in.

She said within a few minutes police heard a single gunshot from the apartment.

An autopsy has been scheduled and the standoff remains under investigation.

Wilcox said several area residents were evacuated from their homes during the standoff.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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