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Police: Father killed 14-month-old son, self

March 19, 2019

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police say a man apparently shot and killed his 14-month-old son before fatally shooting himself following a standoff.

Autopsies show that both died from a single gunshot wound in Presque Isle on Sunday.

Police identified the father as 35-year-old Matthew Leavitt, and his son as Quinten Leavitt.

Police were called to Leavitt’s home. When they entered, they found the bodies.

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