Douglas County Man Found Dead

LOON LAKE, Ore. — Deputies now say a man found dead in Douglas County was shot in the head.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 76-year-old Paul Coates was found at his home in Loon Lake.

An autopsy confirmed Coates was killed by a gunshot to the head. They say Coates lived alone at the house.

Detectives are continuing to conduct interviews and gather evidence. Anyone with information should contact the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.