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       The Sheriff’s Office was called to an apparent suicide on Saturday, July 14th.  The Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 1:55 PM from the property owner at 4247 Baxter CR 35 that he had discovered a vehicle on his land with a deceased man inside.  The vehicle was still running, and the doors were locked.

     Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene, and the Baxter County Coroner was summoned.  The deceased was identified as 21 year old NOAH OLIVER RYAN of Yellville, Arkansas.  He was found to have died from a gunshot wound.  The weapon believed to have been used was found inside the vehicle.

     The body of the decedent is being sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office in Little Rock to confirm cause and manner of death.

     No foul play is suspected.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff