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Nine Mile death ruled suicide

August 26, 2014

SOUTHFIELD — Police found a man dead of a gunshot wound at a bridge underpass on Nine Mile, near the Southfield Freeway,  at around 3:45 p.m. Aug. 26.

Officers were dispatched to the scene on a report of a subject down.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers located a 56 year old Detroit man with a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Originally, the incident was being investigated as a homicide.

After further investigation, Deputy Chief Nick Loussia said, the death has been ruled a suicide.

“Investigators also believe that this suicide is related to a domestic homicide that occurred in the city of Detroit,” Loussia said in a press release.

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Staff Writer Kayla Dimick covers Southfield, Lathrup Village and Southfield Public Schools. Kayla has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2014 and attended Oakland University and St. Clair County Community College.

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