Suicides Med For Depression 2010-05-20 Tennessee Two Men Die By Suicide in Small Town On Same Day
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Paragraph three reads:  "When Owens arrived at the home, he found Curtis W. McDougal, 51, dead in his bed from a gunshot wound to the head. He also found a .22-caliber Derringer at the scene. Reports indicate McDougal suffered from depression and had not been properly taking his medication."

Paragraphs four & five read:  "Owens was sent to 175 Tillery Road, also in the Claxton area, about 4:30 p.m. where he found Jerry Allen King, 65, also dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head."

Reports said King also had a history of depression and was on medication. Owens also found a .38-caliber handgun at the scene.


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The Oak Ridger
Posted May 19, 2010 @ 08:30 PM


CLINTON, Tenn. ­

Anderson County Sheriff's Department deputies were sent to two residences Saturday for deaths that were determined to be self-inflicted.

Shortly after 10:30 a.m., Deputy Steve Owens was sent to 134 Holt Lane, on the Knoxville side of Claxton, where a man reported that he had found his roommate dead from a gunshot wound to the head.

When Owens arrived at the home, he found Curtis W. McDougal, 51, dead in his bed from a gunshot wound to the head. He also found a .22-caliber Derringer at the scene. Reports indicate McDougal suffered from depression and had not been properly taking his medication.

Owens was sent to 175 Tillery Road, also in the Claxton area, about 4:30 p.m. where he found Jerry Allen King, 65, also dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Reports said King also had a history of depression and was on medication. Owens also found a .38-caliber handgun at the scene.

Beverly Majors can be contacted at (865) 220-5514.