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Sgt. Jason Riggs of the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office briefs the Headwaters SWAT team members Wednesday evening at the site of an armed standoff in Liberty Township. (Monte Draper/Bemidji Pioneer)

Suspect identified in standoff; died of gunshot wound

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ST. PAUL — The Ramsey County Medical Examiner today identified the man who died late Wednesday following a standoff with law enforcement at house north and west of Bemidji.


Miquell David Deppa, 34, of 9203 Spencer Road in Liberty Township, died of blood loss due to a gunshot wound, according to a release from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is overseeing the investigation.

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