Police in Monett have released the name of a student who was found dead this week in a field north of Monett High School.

Sergio Salas was 14.

He was found Monday, September 16, around 5:20 p.m.

The school district says Salas was an eighth grader at Monett middle school.

Police say his death appears to be a suicide.

Salas had a gunshot wound.

An autopsy found no signs of any foul play.

Police are still waiting for toxicology results to come back in the case.