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Police: Katherine Harris' Husband Commits Suicide

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Police spokeswoman Genevieve Judge said Tuesday that Harris' husband, Anders Ebbeson, committed suicide.

Officers were called to the home between 7:30 and 8 a.m. Tuesday.

During a news conference at the police station, Pastor William Hild of Sarasota First Baptist Church confirmed that Ebbers had taken his own life.

Ebbers was a Swedish businessman. Hild, the family's pastor, says Ebbers suffered from health issues in recent years.

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