Units responding to park for report of possible suicide

Photo by kconnors via morgueFile.com

At 1:20 p.m., Salem Fire Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible suicide at Old Settlers Park, Paddock Lake.

UPDATE 1:22 — Deputies are taping off an area within the park. One rescue unit is on scene but others are being told to return.

UPDATE 4:56 p.m. The Sheriff’s Department has released the following information:

This afternoon at 1:18 pm Kenosha Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a deceased person found at Old Settler’s Park by a passer-by. Deputies were called to wooded area along the southeast shore of Paddock Lake where the body of a 54-year-old white male was found. All indications are that the victim died as a result of a self inflicted gunshot wound. Deputies had begun looking for the victim approximately an hour earlier after taking a report from a concerned relative. Reportedly the victim had become despondent over personal issues and had left the home. …”



  1. Nikki says:

    Any new updates?

  2. Dominic Milella says:

    I drove by there yesterday and saw all the rescue and squad’s. I went threw Paddock Lake around 1:30pm and came back threw around 3:45pm and they were still there. I’m surprised that there was even this much information about the incident out already.

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