Body found in Garner home under eviction order

Gunshot fired inside at a home under an eviction order leads to discovery of a dead body.
April 7, 2014 2:21:22 PM PDT
Police say a body was found Monday in a home officers had surrounded for several hours.

A police department spokesperson said around 10 a.m. Monday, a Wake County Deputy met with a realtor at a home at 104 Dunnsbee Drive to change the locks on the property which was under an eviction order.

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When the deputy entered the home, a loud noise like a gunshot was heard.

The deputy retreated and called for assistance. Police said they notified residents to shelter in place with reverse 911 calls.

The all-clear was given around 1 p.m. Police said when a SWAT team entered the home, a man's body was found with a single gunshot wound to the head.

The identity of the man was not immediately released. Investigators said it was likely a suicide.

No one else was injured.


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