On Sunday Oct 25, at 2:21 pm the Richland County Communications Center received a call regarding a male subject who was found lying in a wooded area of Marshall township, off from Spring Hill Road. The caller believed the person was deceased. Deputies from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene. When deputies arrived, they discovered an adult male subject who had suffered a single gun shot wound to the head. Investigators determined gun shot wound to be self inflicted.
The Richland County Coroners Office responded to the scene, as did the Richland Center Fire Department Duty Crew.
The identity of the individual is being withheld pending notification of relatives.
Richland County Sheriff’s Department