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August 26, 2014

Nine Mile death ruled suicide

By Kayla Dimick
C & G Staff Writer

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.

You can reach C & G Staff Writer Kayla Dimick at kdimick@candgnews.com or at (586)279-1108.