By VINCE LUECKE
ROME – A Perry County man scheduled to stand trial this week died from a weekend self-inflicted gunshot, police said.
According to police reports, William M. Sheridan, 71, was found unconscious near his mailbox and pickup truck shortly after 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
Sheridan resides at 7020 Bear Creek Road and was found by a passerby who saw the man lying on the ground.
He was flown from the scene and was reportedly in critical condition Monday. He later died from his injuries.