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Eastern Sierra News for June 16, 2024





The Inyo County Coroner confirmed the death of 48 year old Jacob Michaels of Big Pine recently.

The cause of death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The coroner has been unable to find any living relatives for notification. They have made calls around the country.

The Coroner did confirm that Michaels shot himself outside in his front yard in Big Pine. There were nearby witnesses. The incident remains under investigation.