PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – The prime suspect in the murder of a popular 71-year-old store owner in Pagosa Springs has been found dead.

Investigators believe Larry Fisher interrupted a burglary at his store Ski and Bow Rack on Sunday. He was shot in the chest and killed.

(credit: Pagosa Springs Police)

Authorities released surveillance pictures that were captured inside the store right before the murder. They showed the suspected killer.

On Friday New Mexico State Police said Michael Moats, the man seen in those photos, shot and killed himself in Chama, New Mexico.

Moats was a resident of Pagosa Springs. Authorities called him the “prime suspect” in the case.


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