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State medical examiner releases causes of death in Bismarck homicide involving suspect suicide


BISMARCK, North Dakota — North Dakota's state medical examiner says a homicide victim in Bismarck died after being shot in the head with a .22-caliber bullet.

Thirty-year-old Caine Fischer was killed Monday in the home of the woman he was dating. Police suspect the woman's estranged husband pulled the trigger.

Thirty-five-year-old suspect Kirk Kwasniewski was found dead in Dunn County later Monday. The Bismarck Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1MVlur4 ) that state Forensic Medical Examiner William Massello concluded Kwasniewski hanged himself from a picnic shelter in Little Missouri State Park.

Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com

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