Tallahassee man commits suicide in a rest area on I-10
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - A 55-year-old Tallahassee man was found dead in his vehicle Friday evening in a rest area near mile maker 234 on I-10.
A BOLO had been made after the Florida Highway Patrol responded to a call just before 7:40 p.m. about a possible armed and suicidal man at an unknown rest area.
According to FHP, the vehicle was located at the 234-mile maker westbound Jefferson County rest area.
Troopers started to call out for the man inside the vehicle, with no response. When EMS approached the car a short while later, the man was found with gunshots to his body and was pronounced dead.
According to FHP, the man left a suicide note.
The FHP’s Bureau of Criminal Investigations and Intelligence was called to the scene to investigate.
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