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Pipe Bomb Death Ruled A Suicide

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Sep 29, 2010 7:00PM

Image of bomb squad personnel in Evanston taken from WGN 9 video
The unusual death of a young man in Evanston by pipe bomb a few weeks ago has officially been classified as a suicide by investigators. The victim, 21-year-old Colin Dalebroux, apparently left a note on his computer that "outlined his desire to commit suicide"; he had also visited several sites for instructions for how to make a pipe bomb. A pellet gun was also found with his body a little over two weeks ago near Nichols Middle School. Dalebroux's decapitated body was discovered early the morning of September 14 by a local resident out walking his dog. Authorities have been quick to point out that though his body was found near the school, the school itself was not a target of Dalebroux's.