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Investigation underway after Seneca County Sheriff’s Office member dies

Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce says his office is investigating the death of a department member.

“The incident occurred on March 2, 2020 at about 3:28 p.m. in the Town of Fayette,” a statement from Sheriff Luce said.

It says the preliminary investigation has determined that the death was the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

“At this time Sheriff’s Investigators are continuing the investigation and the identity of the member is not being released at this time out of respect for the family,” Sheriff Luce added.

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