Wanted suspect in child sex assault case kills himself in Cullman hotel


CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) — The Cullman County Coroner confirmed that Brian Ruth, 33, shot and killed himself at the Econo Lodge in Good Hope on Friday night.

Ruth was a Louisiana man wanted for sexual abuse of a 10-year-old child. The Blount County Sheriff’s Office made a status on Facebook warning people to be on the lookout for Ruth.


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