SISTERSVILLE, W. Va., (WXYZ) - Police confirmed Wednesday morning that the man accused of killing two sisters in Lenawee County last week has been found dead.
WTOV, A local TV station in eastern Ohio reports that U.S. Marshals received a tip from Michigan officers that Thomas Fritz was hiding out in Sistersville, West Virginia.
Police were combing the area Tuesday night when they came across a cabin and spotted 38-year-old Fritz behind it with a gun.
Fritz reportedly started yelling and went inside the cabin. That is when police heard a gunshot.
When police entered the cabin they found Frtiz, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Fritz is accused of killing his 33-year-old ex-girlfriend, Amy Merrill and 24-year-old Lisa Gritzmaker who was about eight months pregnant, last Friday in Blissfield.
He is also charged with one count of Assault with Intent to Commit murder after authorities say he wounded the sisters' mother.
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