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Body Found in Swamp Was Lake Hopatcong Man

Officials ruled death a suicide from gunshot wound to the stomach.

Authorities have ruled the death of a Lake Hopatcong man found in the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge a suicide, according to the Observer Tribune.

The man was found shot in the stomach near Long Hill Road in Harding Tuesday, the Observer Tribune reported.

Harding police said the area is commonly used as a spot for hiking and bicycling.

Authorities have declined to provide further information.

Read the full story from the Observer Tribune here.

Julles51 January 14, 2013 at 03:52 PM
Sad.
Tumbler January 15, 2013 at 04:14 AM
How can this happen.
packa 33 January 17, 2013 at 03:56 PM
suicide ??shot in the stomach?? more to this than nis being told
The Watcher January 17, 2013 at 05:20 PM
Thank you my sentiments exactly
Aladdin Sarsippius Sulemenagic Jackson III January 17, 2013 at 08:30 PM
I don't speak from personal experience, but bullet wounds in the stomach are reported to be extremely painful and agonizing.

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