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Man found dead after standoff in Burlington Co.

Friday, October 28, 2011

A man was found dead inside a home in Burlington County after barricading himself from police on Friday.

It all began when Mount Laurel police officers responded to the report of a barricaded subject on the unit block of Kenton Place in the Lakes Development at approximately 4:20 a.m. Friday.

A New Jersey State Police SWAT team and K-9 unit were called in to assist in the operation.

Nearby residents were evacuated after reports the man discharge a weapon several times.

Police eventually made entry into the home to find the man dead inside.

The man's identity has not yet been released.

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