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Knightdale Death Ruled a Suicide

Posted January 16, 2007 11:20 p.m. EST

Autopsy results made public on Tuesday confirmed that a Johnston County man who was found dead Friday morning committed suicide.

A neighbor found Joseph Mark McCann, 45, lying on the floor of his home near the Johnston-Wake county line on Turnipseed Road.

Investigators initially labeled the incident a suspicious death. They now say he had plunged a butcher knife into his chest.

McCann lived at 7105 Turnipseed Road.