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Berthoud High School Death Investigation

Department: Coroner
Release Date: Nov 4, 2016

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On November 03, 2016, the Larimer County Coroner's Office responded to Berthoud High School to investigate the death of a student which had occurred on school grounds. An autopsy was performed on November 04, 2016 by Larimer County Coroner James A. Wilkerson, M.D. The decedent has been identified as 15 year old Joshua J Francis of Berthoud, CO. The investigation and autopsy have revealed that the manner of death is suicide and the cause of death is a gunshot wound of the head. No other information will be released.
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