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Detectives: Man found dead at The Country Club of Lexington left suicide note

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The location of The Country Club of Lexington. (Source: Google Maps) The location of The Country Club of Lexington. (Source: Google Maps)

*NOTE: WIS does not normally report suicides. Our original reporting on this incident was based on the fact that authorities were unsure of the circumstances behind this man's death Monday morning.

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) - Authorities say a man found dead at a Lexington County country club shot and killed himself with his own gun.

A spokesperson for the Lexington County Sheriff's Department says the man was discovered early Monday morning on the grounds of The Country Club of Lexington, which is located at 1066 Barr Road.

Detectives this afternoon found a note at the man's home indicating he intended to take his own life with a handgun.

The man suffered a single gunshot wound to his upper torso. Officials have not released his identity, but say he lives in a neighborhood near the country club.

The Lexington County Sheriff's Department and the Lexington County Coroner's Office continue to investigate.

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