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Florida deputies discover dead man in car trunk, suspect with self-inflicted gunshot wound

Authorities in Florida say a man’s body was found in the trunk of a car and a murder suspect was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Citrus County deputies opened a death investigation after discovering a dead man and an injured suspect in a trunk during a welfare check Thursday morning.

According to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call regarding an emergency welfare check near Eden Drive, observed evidence of criminal activity and attempted to make contact with the homeowner, who is a suspect in the incident.

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Authorities in Florida say a man’s body was found in the trunk of a car, and the deceased suspect was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his abdomen. (Citrus County Sheriff’s Office)

After entering the home, officers found the suspect suffering from a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound to the abdomen. The man was taken to a medical facility for treatment, the sheriff’s office said. His condition is unknown at this time.

According to the sheriff’s office, responding units continued to search the property and found the body of a man in the trunk of the suspect’s vehicle, which was parked on the property.

Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to the scene, obtained a search warrant, and began collecting evidence as part of the investigation.

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Citrus County Sheriff's Office Vehicle

A man’s body was found in the trunk of the suspect’s car, which was parked on the property. (Citrus County Sheriff’s Office)

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“While any death in our community is devastating, it is especially difficult to deliver the news that a loved one will not be able to join their family for the holidays,” Sheriff Mike Prendergast said in a statement. “This is an ongoing investigation. We will release more information as it becomes available. But thankfully, the men and women of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, who serve this county 24/7, have secured the suspect.” and ensured public safety.”

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