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Suspect in Axe Murder Hospitalized

Suspect in Axe Murder Hospitalized

The suspect in a Monroe County murder is hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an axe attack that killed one man and wounded two other people on Sunday.  Police were called about a domestic disturbance and a man with an axe shortly before noon on Sunday.  They found the suspect with a self-inflicted wound and took him into custody.  One of the wounded remains hospitalized and the other has been released. 

The victim who was killed is identified as 87-year-old Bernard Waite.

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