Cumberland County Coroner Says Man Shot Himself In Hampden Township Yard

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cumberland County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cumberland County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A 53-year-old Enola man who died Sunday in the yard of a Hampden Township home shot himself in the chest, Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall said.

The man’s death was ruled a suicide, Hall said.  An autopsy performed Monday found the cause of death to be a single gunshot wound to the chest.

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Police Find Man Dead Of Gunshot Wound In Hampden Township

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cumberland County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cumberland County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

An unidentified adult male was found dead in the backyard of a home in the 5400 block of Barbara Drive in Hampden Township.

The man was killed by a single gunshot, Cumberland County District Attorney David Freed said.

“It initially appears to be an accident or suicide,” Freed said. “It’s too soon to be sure.”

The call came in at 6:14 p.m. Sunday and police found the victim lying in the backyard of the house, Freed said.

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