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Escapee dead from self-inflicted gunshot

May 22, 2012 by Randy Keck

From the Parker County Sheriff's Department

Parker County Sheriff’s Office has been notified that an inmate escapee shot and killed himself Tuesday morning around 10 a.m.

North Carolina Haywood County Sheriff Bobby Suttles confirmed that Haywood County deputies were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle confirmed stolen out of Jack County.

The driver of the stolen truck was identified Donald McFaden Orange, 29.

Orange had traveled over stop sticks (road spikes) during the pursuit and when deputies approached the truck, Orange shot himself in the head with a shotgun.

This is the only confirmed information to the Parker County Sheriff’s Office.

Orange escaped from Parker County last week.

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