Coroner handles two deaths on Wednesday

Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen handled two cases on Wednesday.

Bowen said on Wednesday evening that John Bolyard, 68, of rural Ramsey, was working on a combi9ne on Wednesday morning when he collapsed. Bowen pronounced Bolyard dead at the scene at 11:13 a.m.

Bowen also reported on Wednesday evening that Harold "Matt" Gillett, 33, of Vernon, was found dead in his pickup truck near the Vandalia Lake Marina. Bowen said that Gillett died from a gunshot wound that believed to be self-inflicted.

Bowen pronounced Gillett dead at the scene at 2:18 p.m.

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