Coroner IDs Man Found in Lake Elsinore Field
The Riverside County Coroner's Office says a 52-year-old Lake Elsinore man shot himself in an open last week.
The Riverside County Coroner's Office says 52-year-old David Merritt was found was found Friday around 8:42 a.m. in an open field adjacent to the 300 block of N. Lowell Street.
The office believes that Merritt shot himself with a shotgun, according to reports.
It's not known how long he lay there before he was found.
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating the death.