BROOKVILLE — Investigation is coming to a close regarding the body of a 47-year-old Montgomery County man that was discovered at the Brookville Borough Complex on the morning of Oct. 7.
Jefferson County Coroner Brenda Shumaker said the death has been ruled a suicide, and noted the cause of death to be a gunshot wound to the head.
According to Brookville Borough Police Chief Vince Markle, there is no threat to the public.
“In the past we have had people come from out of town to do this, but it is not common practice,” Markle said.
The police department from the man’s home town were contacted to notify the family of the death.
“You don’t like to do that kind of thing over the phone, and police officers all help each other out with that sort of thing,” Markle said.
He said drugs were not involved.