Oregon kidnapping suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot

Oregon kidnapping suspect dies of self-inflicted gunshot
Photos courtesy of Grants Pass Police Department

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Police say a suspect in a violent kidnapping in Oregon died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after being taken into custody following a standoff with law enforcement. KTVL-TV reports Grants Pass Police Lt. Jeff Hattersley says 36-year-old Benjamin Obadiah Foster died at a hospital Tuesday night, hours after he was taken into custody. Law enforcement surrounded the home Tuesday afternoon after receiving a tip Foster had gone inside. Hattersley says authorities received credible information that Foster entered the home where a woman was found unconscious, bound and near death on Jan. 24. She was hospitalized in critical condition.

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