As we first reported, a dead person was found on Monday morning in Westwood Park, which is located behind Safeway in Clayton.
According to the Clayton Police, they received a call about a 40’s white male adult sitting and leaning on a tree in the Westwood Park near the walking trail.
The caller advised that the male had blood on his arm and appeared to be injured. Clayton Police Officers responded and found a deceased white adult male with significant trauma to his body.
The victim’s injuries appeared to be self-inflicted. A handgun was found near the victim’s body.
The victim’s identity is not known at this time.
There were no signs of foul play and the Clayton Police Department is investigating this incident as an apparent suicide.