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Authorities release name of Mandan homicide suspect who was found dead

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) -- Police in Mandan have released the name of a man who was a suspect in the slaying of a Mandan woman before he was found dead Sunday.

Robert L. Mitchell, 65, of Mandan was found dead in a relative's bed Sunday morning.

Mitchell was one of two men taken into custody and questioned after the body of 60-year-old Gloria Schmidt-Lozensky was found dead in her mobile home early Friday morning. Police have ruled her death a homicide. Authorities said Mitchell and Schmidt-Lozensky knew each other. The cause of his death is not yet known.