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Castleton death ruled a suicide

An autopsy was performed on Patrick Farrow, age 66, of Castleton last week. Chief Medical Examiner Steven Shapiro ruled Farrow's death a suicide resulting from a single gunshot wound to the head.

The findings are consistent with evidence found during the investigation by the Vermont State Police and Castleton Police Department.

Farrow's wife contacted 911 upon discovering her husband unresponsive in their Main Street residence. As a result of the death being ruled a suicide, the VSP will no longer comment on the investigation.

On June 15, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a 911 call was made from 835 Main St. in Castleton. The female caller was requesting assistance from the police. When police arrived they found Patrick Farrow deceased.

Officers from the Castleton P.D. requested assistance from the Vermont State Police. Uniform troopers and detectives from the VSP Bureau of Criminal Investigations arrived and initiated the investigation.

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