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Suicide before eviction at foreclosed home

COLORADO SPRINGS ” Authorities say a man fatally shot himself in his house when sheriff’s deputies went to his foreclosed home to evict him.

El Paso County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Lt. Lari Sevene says 55-year-old Wayne “Mike” Anderson went upstairs and shot himself after a deputy and real estate agent knocked on his door Wednesday. Sevene says they had told Anderson days earlier they would be coming.

Anderson’s friends says he had been depressed and unable to find work since losing his job as a surgical nurse two years ago.

The Colorado Springs Gazette says Anderson’s home had been auctioned for $131,073 on Oct. 1.

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