A 54-year-old Salem man was pronounced dead at his home Friday night from an apparent suicide.
Marion County Coroner Troy Cannon says Jerry Brasel was initially discovered by a relative in the home in the 3300 block of Hotze Road in Salem. Foul play is not suspected. Brasel was pronounced dead on the scene.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene after receiving a 911 call just before nine Friday evening. The sheriff’s department is also conducting an investigation.
The Rogers/Atkins Funeral Home in Salem is assisting the family with arrangements which are available on the obituary page of WJBDradio.com.