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A man believed to be the husband of a German woman missing and thought murdered in South Australia has taken his own life.
Officers were at the 41-year-old man’s home near Mannahill, close to the NSW border, on Wednesday when he took his own life, South Australia police said in a statement.
A man has died at a property in SA’s mid-north while police conducting an investigation. https://t.co/OK2rUW15MT
— SA Police News (@SAPoliceNews) August 16, 2017
It came just hours after detectives revealed they believed 23-year-old Tanja Ebert, who had been missing since last week, had been killed.
A commissioner's inquiry has been launched into the man's death, a formal process to ensure the incident is investigated thoroughly and independently.