A crazy but sad scene unfolded this past Monday, June 12 at Mandeville Police Department. A Mandeville man apparently committed suicide in the lobby.

Mandeville Police said the incident happened around 4:00 am but for whatever reason, they reported the incident around 3:00 pm.

As you can imagine, the Mandeville Police Department closed for a period of time to deal with the incident.

The man's identity and age have not been disclosed yet.

The department later issued a statement that read in part: "The Mandeville Police Department is currently investigating the death of an individual in the front lobby of the Mandeville Police Department located at 1870 US Hwy. 190."

Mandeville Police Department, Facebook
Mandeville Police Department, Facebook


The press release went on to mention that officers believe that the cause of death appears to be by means of suicide.

The case remains under investigation and further information may be released at a later date.

If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the 988 Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. Text or dial 988 to be connected.

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