Sus­pect in mall mass shoot­ing dies in cell, an ap­par­ent sui­cide

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SEAT­TLE | A man charged with killing five peo­ple at a mall in Wash­ing­ton

state in Septem­ber was found dead in his jail cell in an ap­par­ent sui­cide, au­thor­i­ties said Mon­day.

Ar­can Cetin, 20, was dis­cov­ered hang­ing Sun­day evening, said Rose­mary Ka­holokula, chief crim­i­nal deputy pros­e­cu­tor for Sk­agit County. He was be­ing held in neigh­bor­ing Sno­homish County await­ing the re­sults of a men­tal com­pe­tency eval­u­a­tion.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors say Cetin shot a teenage girl, a man and three women in a depart­ment store at Cas­cade Mall in Burling­ton. Au­thor­i­ties cap­tured him about 30 hours later and said he con­fessed but did not ex­plain why he did it.

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