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Report: Baltimore officer’s mysterious death was suicide

BALTIMORE (AP) — The 2017 death of a Baltimore police detective who had been due to testify about corrupt officers has been ruled a suicide.

Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison The Baltimore Sun on Wednesday nothing in the report by the Maryland State Police suggests the death of Det. Sean Suiter should be re-investigated.

Suiter was found shot in the head on November 2017, a day before he was to testify to a grand jury investigating corrupt colleagues. Authorities at the time said Suiter had been shot with his own gun and launched a manhunt. The medical examiner’s office ruled his death a homicide.

The department had considered the case an unsolved homicide investigation. Harrison says the case is now closed.

Last year, an found that Suiter most likely died by his own hand.

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Information from: The Baltimore Sun,

Associated Press