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Suspect in 4 Fatal Shootings in West Virginia Found Dead in Pickup Truck

Jody Lee Hunt, Suspect in 4 West Virginia Killings, Found Dead

Originally posted 12/02/2014 09:10AM

After allegedly fatally shooting four people, setting off an hourslong manhunt and putting schools and residents on alert for an armed man, the owner of a small towing business was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in his truck in the woods, state police said Monday.

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Novelist Kent Haruf Dies at 71

Kent Haruf Dies at 71

Originally posted 12/01/2014 09:45AM

Writer Kent Haruf, who authored Plainsong and several other novels set in small-town Colorado, died Sunday at age 71, his publisher said.

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Filed Under: Death, Books

Missing Ohio State Football Player Found Dead

Originally posted 12/01/2014 08:00AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "3917838153001" "" "" "auto"] An Ohio State football player who disappeared after sending his parents a text message about his concussions was found in a trash bin, the victim of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

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Desperate Dad Calls Son After Seeing Crash, Gets Terrible News from Officer

Father Frantically Calls Son After Seeing Crash and Gets Terrible News from Officer

Originally posted 11/30/2014 07:15PM

It was every parent's worst nightmare come true.

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Body of Megadeth Singer's Mother-in-Law Found Two Months After She Went Missing

Body of Megadeth Singer Dave Mustaine's Mother-in-Law Found Two Months After She Went Missing

Originally posted 11/28/2014 05:30PM

It was a sad Thanksgiving for Megadeth musician Dave Mustaine, who learned on Wednesday night that the body of his missing mother-in-law had been found.

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Real World Alum Ryan Knight Dies at 28

Ryan Knight Dies at 28

Originally posted 11/28/2014 09:00AM

Real World: New Orleans alum Ryan Knight has died, PEOPLE confirms. He was 28.

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Filed Under: MTV, Death, The Real World
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Crime Writer P.D. James Dies at 94

P.D. James Dies at 94

Originally posted 11/27/2014 03:00PM

P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature.

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Australian Cricketer, 25, Dies After Suffering Hit During Match

Phillip Hughes Dies After Suffering Hit During Match

Originally posted 11/27/2014 08:30AM

Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died Thursday from a "catastrophic" injury to his head, two days after being struck by a delivery during a match.

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Stepfather Charged with Murder of Missing Pennsylvania Mother of 3

Stepfather Charged with Murder of Jessica Padgett

Originally posted 11/26/2014 07:25PM

Loved ones and friends of the 33-year-old mother of three who went missing Friday have all met their worst fear.

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Mother Shot Dead by 3-Year-Old While Changing Another Child's Diaper

Mother Shot Dead by 3-Year-Old While Changing Another Child's Diaper

Originally posted 11/26/2014 10:45AM

A young mom is dead after being shot in the head by her 3-year-old son in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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