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Coroner IDs Man Found in Lake Elsinore Field

The Riverside County Coroner's Office says a 52-year-old Lake Elsinore man shot himself in an open last week.

A man who was found shot to death last week in Lake Elsinore, apparently by his own hands, has been identified as a local resident.

The Riverside County Coroner's Office says 52-year-old David Merritt was foundĀ was found Friday around 8:42 a.m. in an open field adjacent to the 300 block of N. Lowell Street.

The office believes that Merritt shot himself with a shotgun, according to reports.

It's not known how long he lay there before he was found.

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death.


One Voice February 17, 2014 at 03:05 PM
So sad for this man and his family for their loss, how tragic that life can drive someone to take their own life. Prayers and condolences.

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