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updated: 9/5/2012 2:52 PM

Suicide suspected in Illinois hospital shooting

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SYCAMORE -- A male patient and his female live-in companion died in what police say was a double suicide or murder-suicide at Kindred Hospital in the northern Illinois community of Sycamore.

Police on Wednesday identified them as 54-year-old Mario Engoglia and 57-year-old Susan Triezenberg of Granville.

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In a statement Wednesday, Sycamore police say evidence suggests "one or both of the victims' deaths were self-inflicted." The investigation is continuing.

Police Chief Don Thomas says officers called to the hospital Tuesday evening after a report of gunfire in a patient room found the victims dead of gunshot wounds. Thomas says a handgun was found near the patient's body.

According to its website, Kindred Hospital is a 69-bed facility that specializes in long-term care.

Granville is located about 90 miles southwest of Chicago.

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