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Rape Suspect Found Dead in His Fargo Home

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The Clay County Attorney's office confirms a man facing trial for a violent rape in Moorhead has been found dead. Richard Haaland, 46, was found dead in his home Tuesday afternoon in Fargo.

Haaland was facing first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. He was accused of attacking and raping a woman in Moorhead last September. 

Sources tell Valley News Live that Haaland committed suicide. Haaland's body has been sent to Bismarck for an autopsy. 

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