Dead man (65) may have ‘shot himself in head’

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A MAN who died at home last Friday afternoon is believed to have shot himself in the head.

Mr David Read (65) was found by his wife at his house in Clevelands Road, Healey Wood, but died shortly afterwards. Police confirmed officers were called to the scene by paramedics at 4-40 p.m. and a pistol was found. The death is not being treated as suspicious and the matter was passed to the East Lancashire Coroner’s office.