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    May 14 death in Lander ruled as suicide, Coroner reports

    (Lander, WY) – The Fremont County Coroner’s Office has released the public docket, today, May 29, for the deceased individual found near Lander’s North Park on May 14.

    The death was ruled as a suicide via self-inflicted gunshot wound, the docket states, and the deceased has been identified as 53-year-old Douglas Schweda.

    The Coroner’s Office clarified that “the decedent was wearing gloves and a face mask due to the cold, wet weather,” and was not “wearing a sock over his head,” as was originally stated by the reporting party in the initial LPD call log.

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    No relevant toxicology was shared in the docket.

    If you or anyone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts and/or ideations, please call or text the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

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