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UPDATE: Milwaukee police find standoff suspect dead

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- WISN reports the hostage situation in Milwaukee has ended. About 3:30 Saturday afternoon, officials say they found the 34-year-old suspect dead in the home where he'd been holed up with weapons since Friday. 

The Associated Press reported earlier that family members had tried to work with police in an attempt to persuade him to come out.

He reportedly told police he would not go back to jail.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Authorities say Milwaukee police negotiators and a tactical team are on the scene of a standoff at a home where police rescued a female hostage.
Police say the incident began early Friday when three men entered a home, kidnapped a man and woman and took them to another home.
After shots were fired inside the second home, police rescued the woman and arrested two men. A child was also removed from the home.

Police say a 34-year-old man remains holed up with weapons, including an assault rifle.

Authorities say the man has a criminal record and told police he would not go back to jail.

Family members have worked with police in an attempt to persuade him to come out. Communication with him ended about 1 a.m. Saturday.

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