Pensioner dies in armed siege tragedy

A PENSIONER died last night of gunshot wounds after a dramatic armed siege ended in tragedy.Police were called to Thakeray Grove, Stowmarket, at about 5pm yesterday after neighbours called to say an elderly man was threatening to kill himself.

A PENSIONER died last night of gunshot wounds after a dramatic armed siege ended in tragedy.

Police were called to Thakeray Grove, Stowmarket, at about 5pm yesterday after neighbours called to say an elderly man was threatening to kill himself.

Police entered the house at around 8.30pm where they found the body of the man who lived alone in the house.

See tonight's Star for the full story.

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