Hays sexual assault suspect found dead, police say

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HAYS, Kan. (KAKE) -

Hays police say the suspect in a burglary and sexual assault over the weekend has been found dead.

Police received a report of the crimes in the southwest part of town early Sunday morning. The department's Special Situation Response Team served a search warrant at the suspect's home that evening and found them dead from an apparent suicide. 

No names have been released. 

Hays police and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are assisting the Ellis County Coroner's Office with the death investigation. Additional information was not provided. 
 

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