Self-inflicted shooting death south of Waterloo

Police and ambulance personnel responded to an apparent self-inflicted shotgun shooting death on Oak Lane off Route 3 south of Waterloo late Tuesday afternoon.

The male victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by a representative of the Monroe County coroner’s office.

An Illinois State Police crime scene unit was dispatched to the location as a standard procedure to help investigators rule out foul play.

No other information was available.

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
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