Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that a male resident committed suicide on Tuesday August 4, 2020.
Sheriff Schmerber stated that Sheriff Department deputies responded to a residence located on Landin Circle in the Las Quintas Sector of the community regarding a suicide.
Upon arriving at the scene, deputies made contact with the family and Eagle Pass Fire Department EMS personnel. Sheriff Schmerber added that upon inquiring into what occurred it was noted that the man had made his way onto the roof of the home and had used a rope to latch on to an antenna on the roof and had then hung himself off the roof.
Family members stated that they had heard a loud noise and went outside to see what had occurred. Tragically, the man was found hanging and unresponsive. The Individual was pronounced dead at the scene.