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Murder suspect found dead by SWAT

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Updated: 2/15 4:54 pm
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A suspect wanted for the murder of a North Carolina man committed suicide Friday as police moved in.

North Carolina law enforcement contacted the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and informed them of the whereabouts of 43-year-old Eric Engle.

Deputies say while on the run Engle contacted a relative and confessed to the murder of an elderly man in North Carolina.

The SWAT team responded to Anglers Resort in Dunnellon and found the wanted man dead.

According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office the case is still under investigation.

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