HPD Investigating Apparent Suicide at Hermiston’s Belt Park on Monday


Hermiston police are investigating an apparent suicide that occurred Monday, Oct. 9, in Belt Park.

Hermiston Police Chief Jason Edmiston said at approximately 2:54 p.m. officers responded to Belt Park, 705 W. Pine Ave., on a report of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Officers arrived and found a 31-year-old female with a head wound, he said. Medics pronounced her dead shortly afterward, he added.

Edmiston said Hermiston Police Department is investigating the case as an apparent suicide and the family has been notified.

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those looking to help someone else. To speak with a trained listener, call 988. Visit 988lifeline.org for crisis chat services or for more information.



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