Greene County Deputies have identified the victim of a suspicious death Thursday.

Investigators say Jerrold David Brooks, a 63-year-old man from Fair Grove, was found on North Farm Road 193 in Fair Grove, south of Division.

An autopsy conducted later Thursday says Brooks died from a gunshot wound, and deputies discovered a firearm at the scene belonging to Brooks.

Authorities have not confirmed if they searching for a suspect.

Missouri State Senator Lincoln Hough says Brooks helped with his farm operation, and released a statement saying his sympathies are with David’s family.

“David was a great friend and a trusted part of my farm operation. The news I received yesterday while in Jefferson City was devastating. Our sympathies go to David’s family. We will be keeping them in our thoughts and prayers.”

The statement was released Friday.

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