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August 15, 2013

Man dies of gunshot wound

NEW CASTLE — A Poland, Ohio, man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Mahoning Township.

Lawrence County Deputy Coroner Richard Johnson pronounced William Powell, 59, dead at the scene around 3 p.m. Sunday.

Johnson said the incident had occurred outside the Mahoning Township Community Center. He said state police investigated.

As of Wednesday afternoon, the state police had not released any information about the incident.

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