Dorner Body Found: It's Over

Christopher Dorner is confirmed dead, according to authorities.

After a dramatic and terrifying standoff with authorities which resulted in one dead and one wounded San Bernardino sheriff's deputies, Dorner was cornered in a wooden cabin which burnt to the ground around him, ammunition exploding and tear gas flooding through windows.

A police source confirmed that Dorner is dead following the showdown. A single gunshot had been heard when tear gas was launched inside the house, suspected to be Dorner committing suicide, said police.

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Tom McKay

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