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Man found dead of gunshot wound

An area resident was found dead Friday morning of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department.

Kevin H. Laughnan, 51, town of Ellsworth, died at his home on 610th Avenue.

The Sheriff's Department was first advised of an injured subject. When officers arrived, they determined Laughnan suffered a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a Pierce County medical examiner.

Authorities said the circumstances aren't considered suspicious. The Sheriff's Department was assisted on scene by the Ellsworth Ambulance.