Sheriff's office investigates apparent suicide

Staff Writer

Sheriff Al Solomon released details of a suspected suicide at the German Zion Cemetery on Eisley Road, just east of Kossuth Monday.

Deputies and Detectives responded to the cemetery at 12:51 p.m. of a report of a person threatening suicide while sitting in a vehicle while parked at the cemetery.

Upon arrival contact was made with an individual sitting in a vehicle. While Deputies and Detectives spoke with the individual who was armed, he shot himself and died at the scene.

The Auglaize County Coroner’s Office also assisted and an autopsy was ordered.