Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Alabama man commits suicide as police investigate him for crime www.privateofficer.com

TUSCALOOSA AL Aug 23 2011 A man was found dead in an apparent suicide a day after being questioned by law enforcement for possible involvement in another crime, said Tuscaloosa County Sheriff Ted Sexton.

Deputies responded to a report of shots fired in Bear Creek Trailer Park off Bear Creek Road on Sunday afternoon, and heard another gunshot upon arriving at the mobile home, Sexton said. Deputies called for backup, and more deputies and Tuscaloosa Police officers responded at about 5:30 p.m.

Law enforcement evacuated nearby trailers, set up a perimeter and Sexton and three deputies in tactical response gear entered the trailer, he said. They found Greg Taylor Wyatt dead inside in what Sexton described as a probable suicide.

No one else was injured, and Sexton said the details of what happened before deputies arrived are still under investigation. No one else was inside the mobile home when deputies arrived, he said.

On Saturday, homicide investigators had picked up and questioned Wyatt for his possible role an alleged crime, then released him. Sexton said he could not release details of the possible crime.

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