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Man suspected in Kootenai County shooting found dead

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Chad Moore, 35, is suspected of killing 28-year-old Ryan Taylor Tuesday afternoon at an apartment complex on Government Way, just north of Dakota Ave. Taylor, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds, was transported to an area hospital where died Tuesday evening.

Shortly after the shooting, Kootenai County Sheriff's Deputies identified Moore as the suspect and a search, which would eventually involve authorities from three states, got underway.

Wednesday morning, Moore's truck was spotted by Spokane County authorities who were searching for Moore by helicopter.

His body was found about 400 yards from the truck just off Hayden Creek Rd. Near Moore's body, Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies found a handgun and a rifle and say his truck had been destroyed by fire. 

No evidence will be recovered from the truck due to the extent of fire damage and Moore left no note, according to Kootenai County Sheriff's deputies.

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