Man found dead, son tied up |

Man found dead, son tied up

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado ” Colorado Springs police say they found a 59-year-old man dead and his 13-year-old son tied up in the basement.

It’s not yet clear what happened. Police say the man appeared to have shot himself.

Police say the boy called for help on his cell phone Wednesday afternoon, saying his father had tied him up. Officers spotted the boy through a basement window and rescued him.

Police say a SWAT team was called because officers learned the father might be in the home with a gun.

The SWAT team found the man dead in a first-floor bathroom with a gunshot wound.

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