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Two dead after standoff Submitted: 08/29/2013
Winnebago County - Two people apparently killed themselves during a standoff on a busy highway in Winnebago County.

Sheriff's officials say the man and woman died of gunshot wounds inside the car.

The shots were not fired by authorities.

The man and woman were suspects in robbery at a liquor store and bar in Vinland.

Deputies tried to stop their car on Highway 41 about 4 p.m. Wednesday. That's when the standoff began.

Traffic backed up for miles.

About 6 p.m. officers say they heard two gunshots coming from the vehicle.

Deputies approached and found the two suspects dead.

The investigation is being led by Oshkosh police.

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