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WFPD: Man found dead at Cinemark suspected suicide

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) - The death of a man found inside the Cinemark in Wichita Falls has been ruled a suicide.

Cinemark employees reported they found the body of a fellow employee inside of a storage closet around 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Heavy police presence then caused some panic on social media, but authorities said no firearms were used by the employee.

Police officers want to remind the public that there are resources available if you or someone you know may be going through a crisis.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a free confidential service that can provide people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress, or those around them, with support, information and local resources.

Various resources for suicide awareness and prevention are linked below.

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • The Veterans Crisis Line and Military Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
  • Crisis Text Line: 741-741

The Crisis Text Line and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline are 24/7 and connect callers with trained crisis counselors. The Veterans Crisis Line and Military Crisis Line connect Veterans and service members in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat or text.

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