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Suspect in theft dead in California

The suspect in an elder exploitation case is believed to have killed himself in Ontario, Calif., Friday afternoon after a stand-off with police, according to Carson City investigators.Investigators were told the rented truck Ronnal Chancellor, 64, had been driving was identified and recognized as “stolen” and seized. The vehicle had not been returned to the rental company, Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong said.Chancellor was wanted after he allegedly stole $30,000 in jewelry and $5,000 in cash along with a revolver from Mary Burgoon, 74, according to an arrest warrant issued last week. The two had been dating for seven months …

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