New Castle News


November 7, 2012

Body found at local park

NEW CASTLE — Neshannock Township police are investigating an apparent suicide discovered Tuesday at Pearson Park.

The body of a 71-year-old man was discovered in a wooded area of the park. Police did not release his name Tuesday pending notification of relatives.

However, officers said the man died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. There was no sign of foul play.

The body was found by someone walking through the park around 1:25 p.m., but police believe it had been there for several hours. It was noted Tuesday was Election Day and people were at the Hutchison Center early, but nothing was heard.

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