Patricia E. Lavinder, 55, rural Fayette, died June 1 of a gunshot wound to the abdomen that Darrell Merillat, Fulton County Sheriff, said was apparently self-inflicted.
Deputies and rescue units were called to Lavinder’s home on Co. Rd. S, Monday, May 31. She was taken to Archbold Hospital, then flown via helicopter ambulance to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo, where she died.
Fulton County Sheriff Department officials are investigating.