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Body identified after fire at Mecca Twp. home

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MECCA TWP., Ohio - The Trumbull County Coroner confirmed a body found after a barn and house fire in Mecca Saturday was that of a man who threatened suicide.

The coroner said that 63-year-old homeowner Dan Jibotian, who had texted his wife, telling her he was going to commit suicide after she had asked him for a divorce, died of a gunshot wound to the head.

The official ruling is listed as a suicide.

Law enforcement surrounded the burning barn Saturday, hoping the smoke would drive the man out.

According to 911 reports, there were shots fired from the barn.

The barn and the house were a total loss.

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