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Police Find Deceased Man in Washington Park After Apparent Suicide

Police discover body in the lifeguard tower in Washington Park early Friday morning.

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. Michigan City police responded to Washington Park after receiving a call reporting a man’s body just before 7:00 a.m. Friday morning.

According to a press release, the body belonged to a 24-year-old man whose identity is being withheld until the family can be notified.

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“It was apparent the cause of death was a single self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head,” stated Chief Swistek in a press release.

The man’s death was ruled as an “ill-fated” suicide.

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The beach at Washington Park was reopened to the public at 8:30 a.m. after officials cleared the scene.

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