Middle school students find dead body during field trip

Students from Oak Grove Middle School visiting a nature refuge discovered the body of a man with a gunshot wound to the head. Police recovered the gun at the scene and say the wound was likely self-inflicted.
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Students from Oak Grove Middle School visiting a nature refuge discovered the body of a man with a gunshot wound to the head. Police recovered the gun at the scene and say the wound was likely self-inflicted.

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