Bristol Borough Man Found Dead Took His Own Life, Authorities Say

Bristol Borough Police vehicles on Trenton Ave. Image via Crimewatch.

A Bristol Borough man found dead Thursday afternoon died of a self inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Bucks County Medical Examiners Office.

Local police arrived to a home on the 1500 block of Trenton Avenue at around 3 p.m. Thursday evening. They had received a received a report of a gunshot victim.

A family member told authorities they found the 58-year-old man dead inside the home.

The Bucks County Medical Examiners Office conducted an autopsy on the victim. Dr. Ian Hood determined the man took his own life using a firearm.

The Bristol Borough Police thanked the Bucks County Detectives and the Bucks County District Attorneys Office in a statement for helping to investigate.

“The Police Department would also like to thank the Trenton Ave neighbors, for their patience understanding and support that was shown to the victims family and police during this difficult time.”