Man found dead of possible suicide near Pope Beach |

Man found dead of possible suicide near Pope Beach

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — A man was found dead in his car Monday morning near a Lake Tahoe beach.

El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office dispatch center received a tip at about 7:30 a.m. Monday that a man possibly committed suicide near Pope Beach in South Lake Tahoe. The person who called in also found a possible suicide note.

Officers used the unidentified man’s cell phone to provide a GPS location and found him near Pope Beach.

He was dead when officers arrived.

The incident is under investigation.

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