Charlotte County death investigation ruled a suicide

Posted at 7:13 AM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 18:33:19-04

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Charlotte County deputies ruled a death at a Punta Gorda apartment complex a suicde Thursday.

Deputies spent more than 24 hours investigating after a man was found dead inside an apartment at Hampton Point Apartments around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon.

After gathering evidence and conducting an autopsy, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office determined the man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Property management sent a note to residents Thursday acknowledging the deputy presence but saying the community is not in any danger.

At this time, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has not released the identity of the deceased man.