Witnesses sought after death of man at Wauchope

Police are appealing for witnesses after the death of a man at Wauchope yesterday.

At 11.22pm (Wednesday 10 July 2019), emergency services were contacted after a man was discovered deceased on High Street, Wauchope, with a gun shot wound to his head.

A firearm was located at the scene.

Officers from Mid North Coast Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Whilst he has not been positively identified, the deceased is believed to be a 74-year-old man.

Initial inquiries suggest the incident is self-harm related, however, investigators are appealing for any witnesses who saw the man prior to the incident to come forward.

In particular, police would like to speak to the occupants of a light-coloured sedan, which was seen to pull over on High Street about 11.09pm.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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