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Officers respond to apparent suicide at Sunnyside Park

Whitman County Coroner Annie Pillers said the official coroner’s report will be released later this week.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

May 20, 2020

A 51-year-old female died from an apparent suicide May 12 at Sunnyside Park in Pullman. Pullman Police officers responded to a 911 call at 5 p.m. from a park-goer. The caller reported a woman’s body hanging from a tree in the area above the community garden, said Pullman Police Cmdr. Jake Opgenorth. Offic...

Coroner confirms WSU football player’s cause of death

Then-redshirt junior safety Bryce Beekman walks on the field during a game against New Mexico State on Aug. 31 at Martin Stadium.

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2020

The Whitman County Coroner completed the investigation into the death of a WSU football player.  Bryce Beekman, WSU student and redshirt senior, passed away from acute intoxication on March 23, according to a press release issued on Friday from Whitman County Coroner Annie Pillars. This was caused b...

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