Westover Police vehicles are parked outside Doug's Towing in Westover, W.V.,, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, after three separate shootings left four people dead on Monday.
Ben Queen–AP
December 2, 2014

Officers hunting for a West Virginia man suspected of fatally shooting four people found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday evening, police said.

Jody Lee Hunt, of Westover, W.Va., was found dead in his Ford truck parked in a wooded area of the state, after an hours-long manhunt, the Associated Press reports. The 39-year-old was suspected of killing four people in three separate incidents on the morning before his death.

“The suspect in today’s shootings has been located and declared deceased,” read a statement from Monongalia County Homeland Security Emergency Mangement Agency, posted on Facebook.

Hunt, who ran a business called J&J Towing and Repair, in Westover, is believed to have killed a man identified as Doug Brady at a nearby tow truck business on Monday morning. Police contend Hunt then killed Michael Frum, 28, and Sharon Berkshire, 39, at their home in Morgantown.

A third victim, identified as Jody Taylor, was also killed near Morgantown, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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