Army: Barricade at Maryland post ended with man found dead

Army officials say a man who barricaded himself inside a home on a U.S. Army installation was found dead after a 17-hour standoff.

The Baltimore Sun reports the barricade situation that began around 8 a.m. Thursday ended when Aberdeen Proving Ground emergency officials and support agencies entered the home around 1 a.m. Friday. The newspaper cites a release from the installation identifying the man as a soldier assigned to Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic at Aberdeen.

His name has not been released.

The man was alone in the home when a concerned relative reported he'd locked himself inside. People living on streets surrounding the home spent the night elsewhere as a precautionary measure.

APG is a research and development, testing and evaluation facility for weapons and equipment.

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Information from: The Baltimore Sun, http://www.baltimoresun.com