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2nd stabbing suspect dead

THE SECOND SUSPECT in a fatal stabbing spree in Canada is dead (Shutterstock).

In a bizarre turn to a grisly episode, the second suspect in the deadly mass stabbings in Canada was found Wednesday, but died from what were called “self-inflicted injuries.”

According to the Associated Press, Myles Sanderson, 30, was driving on a rural Saskatchewan highway and forced off the road  into a ditch by police. As officers closed in, they found the suspect dead.

The body of his brother, Damien Sanderson, 30, was found two days ago in a field. Police are investigating the possibility that Myles had killed Damien.

The deadly knife rampage killed 10 people and wounded 18 others.

Random shooter in Memphis

Police in Memphis, Tennessee on Wednesday warned residents and visitors to “shelter in place” to avoid a man driving around the city and shooting at people.

The suspect – identified as Ezekiel Kelly, 19 – is believed to done multiple shootings at various locations in Memphis. He remains at large and it’s not yet known if any of the victims have died.

Sports: Angels lose, Dodgers win

The Los Angeles Angels (60-77) who defeated the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Tuesday, had the tables turned on them Wednesday in Anaheim as the visitors won by the same score.

The Halos lead 4-3 going into the ninth when –again – the bullpen failed, yielding two homers. For the Angels, Matt Theiss hit a two-run homer, while Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani hit solo shots.

As for the Los Angeles Dodgers (94-42), they beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4. Matt Muncy and Justin Turner each homered and drove in three runs. Clayton Kershaw worked six innings and gave up five hits and two earned tuns. He struck out eight and walked none.

Evan Phillips (6-3) picked up the win in relief.

Weather: Heat to peak soon

If you can hold on to your ice cubes for a couple of more days, relief from this heat wave broiling the West Orange County area – and much of California – should crest by Friday and begin cooling. The forecast for Thursday is for a daytime high of 98 with an overnight low of 81 under partly cloudy skies. Friday is expected to bring a daytime high of 95 (78) with showers in the evening. Saturday will be wet, but a lot cooler at 81 (73).

 

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