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Coroner Rules Second Brother's Death in Huntley Shooting is Suicide

Mark Grundei died at a hospice care center in Woodstock on Wednesday, according to CBS Chicago.

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The third brother to die from the Grundei family in recent weeks took his own life, according to a McHenry County Coroner's Office press release. 

Mark Grundei, 50, died of a gunshot wound to the head after shooting and killing his younger brother, Robert A. Grundei, 47, following a fight at the family's home in the 11000 block of Morning Glory Lane in Huntley on May 26. 

Their mother, Alyce Grunde, 81, suffered a graze wound injury. 

The family had gathered at the Huntley home to discuss funeral arrangements following the death of their youngest brother, Brian Grundei, who drowned in Deerfield earlier in May, according to the Daily Herald.

Mark Grundei died at a hospice care center in Woodstock on Wednesday, according to CBS Chicago. 

A joint funeral service has been set up for the three brothers on Aug. 2 at Holy Cross Church in Deerfield, according to a notice on the Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home website

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It has been a traumatic month for one local family. 

On Wednesday, Mark Grundei, 50, who was involved in a shooting in Huntley that claimed the life of his younger brother, has also died, according to the Daily Herald. 

Grundei suffered a gun shot wound to the head following a fight with Robert Grundei over living arrangements, according the Daily Herald reports. Robert Grundei was shot in the head and shoulder and died following the shooting, according to CBS Chicago. 

Robert, who was visiting from Florida, was staying at the family's Sun City home as he helped with funeral arrangements following the death of their youngest brother, Brian Grundei, who died in a drowning in Deerfield earlier in May, according to the Daily Herald.

Mark Grundei died at a hospice care center in Woodstock on Wednesday and an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, according to CBS Chicago. 

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