Belton: Officers find man dead of gunshot wound near lake

Officers found the man after responding to a report of a body at around 1 p.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of FM 2271. (Belton Police Dept. photo/file)
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BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Belton police were investigating Monday after officers found a man dead of a gunshot wound Sunday just south of the Miller Springs Nature Center on Lake Belton.

“The male appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head,” Belton spokesman Paul Romer said Monday.

Officers found the man after responding to a report of a body at around 1 p.m. Sunday in the 2200 block of FM 2271.

Further details weren’t released Monday.