• Deputies: Suicide victim found in car at Polk County Walgreens

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    POLK COUNTY, Fla. - Polk County deputies discovered a body in a nearby car while conducting a traffic stop on Wednesday.
     
    Deputies conducted a traffic stop and the vehicle pulled into a Walgreens parking lot when they smelled a foul odor coming from a nearby car.
     
    The body found in the driver’s seat was in a state of decomposition and had apparently been there for three or four days, according to deputies.
     
    An autopsy was performed on Thursday and the medical examiner ruled the man's cause of death as suicide from a gunshot wound. A handgun and suicide note were found in the vehicle, according to deputies.
     
    The victim was identified as Archibald Struthers, 52, from Melbourne.


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