Coroner: Man in Dixie Highway standoff suffered self-inflicted wounds

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Posted on May 22, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 22 at 7:01 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- New information emerged about the murder suspect who died during a standoff with police.

Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Sam Weakly says 44-year-old Jerry Ross was shot in the chest and leg. He says those wounds appear to have been self-inflicted.

Ross was wanted for questioning in the shooting death of his wife who was found dead at their home on May 16.

He was found dead inside a home on Dixie Highway after an eleven hour standoff with police that ended early Saturday morning.

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