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Niles Walmart arson, robbery suspect dead

GRANGER, IN (WKZO) -- The man suspected of setting a fire inside a southwest Michigan Walmart on Sunday morning and stealing thousands of dollars worth of iPads is dead.

According to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, officers identified the suspect on Tuesday and tried to make contact with him at his home in Granger, Indiana.  The man took off, tried to carjack a woman and break into a home before taking his own life.

The Walmart in Niles remains closed due to water damage from the sprinkler system.