Update: Beloit man’s death ruled a suicide


BELOIT, Kan. (KSNW) – Beloit Chief of Police Dave Elam tells KSN a 20-year-old man’s cause of death has been ruled as a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Officers and deputies responded to a report of an unresponsive man with a head injury in the 400 block of E. Court around 1:20 Saturday morning.

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office and Beloit Police Department investigated the case.

“We are saddened by this loss of life, and our thoughts go to family and friends,” said Chief Elam in a statement.

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