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Coroner: Man died of self-inflicted gunshot wound in Butte house explosion

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The man found dead after a device exploded in his home in Butte died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to the coroner's office.

The victim is 32-year-old Ryan Simpson of Butte, who was killed after he set off an explosive device in his residence at 420 W. Aluminum St. just before 6 o'clock. The bomb squad from Missoula searched the home and found two more unexploded bombs in the home, as well as gunpowder and several guns. 

The Missoula bomb squad was called to the scene on Saturday night. 

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.


Man found dead in Butte home explosion

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