Man Found Dead at Brookville Borough Complex

BROOKVILLE BOROUGH, Pa. (EYT) – Jefferson County Coroner Brenda Shumaker says the death of a man who was found recently at the Brookville Borough complex has been ruled a suicide.

According to Shumaker, the 47-year-old Montgomery County man was discovered deceased at the Brookville Borough complex on Monday morning.

Shumaker noted the cause of death was apparent suicide by a gunshot wound to the head.

According to Brookville Borough Chief of Police Vince Markle, there was no threat to the public involved.

“It’s just a sad situation,” Markle said. “It’s not uncommon for people to come into our area to commit suicide.”

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to the nature of this situation, the name of the decease will not be published.


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