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Man suspected in woman’s killing dies after shooting himself

June 6, 2018

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police say a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman before shooting himself outside a Connecticut town’s police headquarters has died.

Authorities say 40-year-old Robert DeSantis, of Naugatuck, died at a hospital Monday afternoon.

Police say DeSantis shot 41-year-old Michelle Barrett at her grandmother’s home in Southington around 6 a.m. Sunday, and then drove 15 miles away to Naugatuck where he shot himself in the parking lot of the town’s police department.

Barrett and DeSantis had reportedly once been in a relationship.

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