Truckee man commits suicide in driveway of burning home

5:06 PM, Mar 19, 2011   |    comments
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TRUCKEE, CA. - A man committed suicide as his home on Lemon Court in Truckee was engulfed by flames Saturday around 8:40 a.m.

Truckee police and Truckee Fire Protection District responded to the residential fire when crews spotted a car in the driveway, said Truckee police Cpt. Randy Fenn.

Crews on the scene found that the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The identity of the man has not been determined.

Fenn said the cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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