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Man found dead after standoff with Henry County deputies in Spiceland

Posted at 9:39 PM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 00:26:08-05

SPICELAND — A man was found dead after an almost four-hour standoff with Henry County deputies Wednesday night in Spiceland.

Henry County Sheriff's Office deputies were called around 7 p.m. to a home in Spiceland on the report of a domestic situation, Maj. Jay Davis said. A woman later called 911 and said shots were being fired inside the home.

When deputies arrived, the suspect allegedly shot at deputies through a door, Davis said. Deputies returned gunfire.

The suspect, Leslie Odier, 77, inside the house, Davis said. The cause and manner of his death is under investigation.

Indiana State Police troopers are assisting deputies with the incident, ISP Sgt. John Bowling said in an email.

This story will be updated.