Standoff ends in suicide, arrest



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During an hours-long standoff with police, two men attempted to escape through the ductwork of a hotel room near Edinburgh before one surrendered Monday morning and the other shot and killed himself.

Police arrested Zachery J. Baker, 26, of Waterford, Mich., who officers said is believed to have been involved in an armed robbery that happened Friday in his hometown. Police believe that Baker’s stepfather, Richard Morris, 44, also of Waterford, shot himself in the head in the hotel.

About 8 p.m. Sunday, Indiana State Police received a tip that two people from Waterford, about 35 miles northwest of Detroit, might be in the Taylorsville area.

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