BONANZA, Ore. — The Klamath County Sheriff's Office is closing the book on two deaths in the Bonanza area at the end of last month — ruled by investigators as a homicide and a suicide.
The Sheriff's Office says that deputies responded to the 7000-block of Bly Mountain Cutoff Road north of Bonanza just after midnight on December 24 after someone reported a body.
Deputies identified the body as belonging to 54-year-old Troy Allen Gordon of Bonanza.
During an initial investigation of the case, deputies interviewed 56-year-old John Bartlett Gordon Jr., also of Bonanza. According to the Sheriff's Office, John Gordon was later discovered with self-inflicted injuries in the Bonanza area. He died on December 28.
On December 30, the Oregon State Medical Examiner ruled Troy Gordon's death a homicide. The Sheriff's Office says that "no further investigation is anticipated" into the death of either man.