A 26-year-old man was found deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot on Saturday, Aug. 31, according to the Rusk County Sheriff’s Office.

In a press release on Tuesday, Sept. 3, the RCSO said family members of Thomas L. Bentley Jr. were unable to contact him. 

Information given to the sheriff’s office led deputies to the Ingram Cemetery near the village of Ingram. There, Bentley was found deceased. The case was referred to the Rusk County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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