Deceased man found in car on Yelm Highway an apparent suicide

Staff writerFebruary 24, 2014 

A 60-year-old man found dead in his car outside a business in the 7800 block of Yelm Highway Sunday died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Thurston County Coroner Gary Warnock.

The man was discovered deceased in his vehicle Sunday before noon, Warnock said. The Thurston County Sheriff's Office is investigating, but his death is believed to be an apparent suicide, Warnock added.

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