3 Tri-City deaths ruled suicides

By The Tri-City HeraldMay 6, 2014 

The Benton County Coroner's Office has ruled three recent deaths were suicides.

A retired Kennewick police lieutenant and private investigator, Mike Hambelton, 74, died April 26 in Kennewick. A Richland man, Thomas M. Thorson, 30, died Saturday in Richland. Both died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.

Terry L. Romero, 21, of Kennewick, died Tuesday at home from hanging.

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