A 48 year old Carl Peterson barricaded himself inside his single wide trailer home overnight after police attempted to serve a warrant for his arrest for probation violations. — Espanola New Mexico.

Police Officials stated that Carl Peterson died at 8:40 A.M.  Thursday at Espanola Valley Hospital approximately two hours after police found him with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot would to the head.

The stand off began after U.S. Marshals and probation officers went to Carl Pertersons residence. Perterson fled to inside another trailer home where he held two women hostage until the early evening hours.