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Suspect In Houston Slaying Kills Himself As Police Close In

Joseph James Pappas, 62, had been identified as the man who shot cardiologist Mark Hausknecht in July. The killing drew national attention partly for the surgeon's former patient, George H.W. Bush.

The man suspected of shooting renowned cardiologist Mark Hausknecht, who treated a former U.S. president, died by his own hand Friday. Authorities say Joseph James Pappas, 62, killed himself when confronted by two Houston police officers

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