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Eldery Cottonwood Man Commits Suicide In The Lobby Of The Cottonwood Public Safety Building Tuesday

An elderly Cottonwood man took his own life in the lobby of the Cottonwood Public Safety building Tuesday afternoon. Police say a family member of 74-year-old Lloyd Wingfield called police because they were worried he was suicidal. Officers arrived at his home, but contact wasn’t made. At around 1:45 p.m., Wingfield entered the building at 199 South Sixth Street, pulled out a gun and shot himself in the head in the main lobby area. He was taken to the Verde Valley Medical Center and was pronounced dead. The incident is under investigation.

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