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Woman dies of gunshot wound in Oakley

Nan Chalat Noaker, The Park Record

A woman suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the chest Friday evening. She was found by neighbors on the porch of a rented home in the Hidden Lake neighborhood in Weber Canyon east of Oakley.

According to a sheriff’s department spokesman on Saturday morning, the incident was beginning to look more like a suicide. He said the official cause of death will be determined by the medical examiner’s autopsy.

On Friday evening Summit County Sheriff’s Department deputies interviewed several witnesses including two neighbors and the woman’s boyfriend. They were not referred to as suspects. A Swat team was called in initially and then dismissed.

Hidden Lake is located approximately six miles from the mouth of Weber Canyon and is made up of mostly seasonal cabins.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was approximately 30 years old.