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    Man Charged in Springfield Pipe Bomb Threats Found Dead
    WWLP-TV

    A Massachusetts man charged in connection with threatening to blow up multiple places with pipe bombs has been found dead days before he was scheduled to plead guilty.

    The Republican reports 31-year-old Robert Decoteau III was found dead in his home Tuesday. An investigation into his death is ongoing.

    Authorities say Decoteau threatened to blow up his wife's car, the couple's home in West Springfield and waved pipe bombs from the window from his car during a police chase. He was arrested last year.

    Decoteau had previously pleade not guilty to five counts of possessing explosives and two counts of making bomb threats, according to WWLP.

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    Police had previously said Decoteau, a Marine veteran, suffered from PTSD. He was ordered to undergo a mental evaluation at Bridgewater State Hospital after his arrest.

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