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Man kills himself in Chippewa County after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman

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Authorities said a man sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint in Marshfield, and he was later found dead about 60 miles to the west in Cadott.


Marshfield Police Chief Joe Stroik said his officers got a call Tuesday morning from a resident who heard a woman crying for help from an apartment next door.

Officers found the 25-year-old woman bound to her bed, and she was apparently restrained for several hours. She was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries.

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