Man found deceased at Overbrook City Lake

OVERBROOK, Kan. – The Osage County Sheriff’s Office has reported it is investigating a man’s death Monday at Overbrook, Kan., as a suicide.

In a press release, the sheriff’s office said at 12:10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, the county emergency communications center received a report of a possible deceased subject near the northwest side of Overbrook City Lake. Sheriff’s deputies, Osage County EMS, and Osage County Fire District No. 4 responders were dispatched to the scene.

Upon deputies’ arrival, a male subject was located deceased in a vehicle with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the case. The victim’s identity was not released.

Anyone with any information about this incident can contact the Osage County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Unit at 785-828-3121, or to remain anonymous, contact Osage County Crime Stoppers at 877-OSCRIME.


The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a United States-based suicide prevention network of over 160 crisis centers that provides 24/7 service via a toll-free hotline with the number 800-273-8255(TALK), or see suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

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