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Man dies from apparent suicide in northern AZ

Authorities in northern Arizona say a Scottsdale man isdead after apparently committing suicide.

Coconino CountySheriff's officials said Tuesday that the 57-year-old man was found dead insidehis vehicle parked at Fort Tuthill in Flagstaff.

They say the manappeared to have a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.

The name of the manhasn't been released yet.

Sheriff's officialssay they received a call shortly before noon Saturday from a woman who said herboyfriend had just called her and made suicidal statements.

Deputies locatedthe vehicle in the area of Fort Tuthill say they found a semi-automatic pistolin close proximity to the man.

They say he wastaken airlifted to Flagstaff Medical Center, where he later was pronounceddead.

Officials say thedeath is being investigated.

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