Linton death ruled suicide by coroner

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In a News 10 follow-up: The Greene County coroner has ruled the death of James Jarman, 48 of Linton, a suicide.

On Feb. 28 officers responded to a suicidal subject around 6 p.m. at 420 SW J Street in Linton.

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They found Jarman on the back porch with a handgun.

Officers attempted to negotiate with him, but he would not give the handgun up. Officials report there was a conflict and shots were fired.

Jarman was pronounced dead at the scene.

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