Cory Dittman

MADISON - A grand jury has been called to investigation the death of a Norfolk man.

According to a press release, District Judge Mark Johnson in Madison County has called for the grand jury to take place on June 18 to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of 47-year-old Cory Dittman.

Dittman died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound that occurred during a standoff after he barricaded himself inside a Norfolk residence near Koenigstein Avenue Sunday morning after shooting 63-year-old Leone Randy Bussey multiple times.

According to state law a grand jury must be called when an individual had died while being apprehended by or while in the custody of a law enforcement officer or detention personnel.

Following the investigation of a grand jury, members will decide if charges should be filed in the case.

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