The suspect in the shootings in the northeastern state of Maine, which left 18 dead, was foundor dead with a wound from a self-inflicted gunshot, American media reported this Friday night.
Maine authorities called a press conference for 10:00 p.m. local time (02:00 GMT). At the moment details of the discovery are not known, which culminates an intense search of more than two days.
CNN reported that the body of Robert Card, 40, accused of opening fire in a bowling alley and a bar-restaurant, leaving 18 people dead and 13 injured, He was found in a forest about 12 kilometers from Lewiston.
The news network said Card’s body was found near a recycling center, from which he had recently been fired.
Both CNN and ABC cite sources stating that Card was found dead with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.