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Shot dead by RCMP, Angus David Mitchell is the focus of a coroner's inquest

Mitchell, a former security guard, was shot dead in a confrontation with 20 police officers after a massive manhunt and public warning on May 12, 2012.

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An RCMP officer puts up police tape down the road from where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012. Mitchell was killed in a confrontation a few hours after they had issued a public warning, saying that he was armed and dangerous, and was being sought in three shooting incidents that left two people dead.

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RCMP officers gather at the scene where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012.

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RCMP officers gather at the scene where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012.

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RCMP officers gather at the scene where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012.

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Members of the media listen to a statement from RCMP Supt. Dave Walsh near the scene where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012. Mitchell was killed in a confrontation a few hours after they had issued a public warning, saying that he was armed and dangerous, and was being sought in three shooting incidents that left two people dead.

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RCMP Supt. Dave Walsh, middle, speaks to the media near the scene where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012.

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RCMP Supt. Dave Walsh, middle, pauses as he speaks to the media near the scene where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012.

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RCMP Supt. Dave Walsh, left, speaks to the media near the scene where murder suspect Angus David Mitchell was shot by officers in rural Maple Ridge, B.C., before dying in hospital on Wednesday May 30, 2012.

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Police tape surrounds the front of a home in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday May 30, 2012, where a man was shot Tuesday. Angus David Mitchell was wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a 51-year-old man at the home. The victim is his former landlord and in hospital in serious condition. Mitchell was killed by officers in rural Maple Ridge Wednesday in a confrontation a few hours after they had issued a public warning, saying that he was armed and dangerous, and was being sought in three shooting incidents that left two people dead.

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An RCMP officer sits outside a home in Burnaby, B.C., on Wednesday May 30, 2012, where a man was shot Tuesday. Angus David Mitchell was wanted in connection with the attempted murder of a 51-year-old man at the home. The victim is his former landlord and in hospital in serious condition.

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RCMP Insp. Tim Shields and Sgt. Jennifer Pound hold up photos of Angus David Mitchell during a news conference in Burnaby, B.C. Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Mitchell is wanted for attempted murder and is considered armed and extremely dangerous. Sgt. Pound also holds photos of the type of weapon and vehicle that may be used by Mitchell.

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