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Former Mesquite fire chief commits suicide

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MESQUITE, NV (FOX5) -

Police say former Mesquite Fire Chief Derek Hughes died Friday evening from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

According to police, Hughes' wife made the initial call just after 7 p.m. that her husband had suffered a gunshot wound to the head

Hughes was pronounced dead upon officers' arrival at the home.

Police say there had been no other known troubles at the home prior to the incident.

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