CLAY COUNTY -- Criminal Investigation detectives from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post and the Clay County Sheriff's Department are currently working a joint death investigation at the residence of 7851 N. State Road 59, Brazil.
The residence is located on the west side of SR 59, about one mile south of Brazil.
A preliminary investigation revealed at 11:46 p.m., Tuesday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department received a 911 call from an acquaintance of the deceased reporting the deceased had been despondent in recent days and all communications with the acquaintance had stopped.
Sheriff's deputies and Brazil City Police officers went to the residence and found a male victim deceased on the rear wooden deck of the home.
Clay County Coroner Joel Reinoehl pronounced the 33-year-old male victim dead at the scene after suffering a suspected gunshot wound.
An autopsy was scheduled for Thursday morning at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
Foul play is not suspected currently, but a thorough investigation is underway, officials stated.
Additional assistance in the investigation was provided by Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, Clay County Sheriff's Department deputies, ISP Crime Scene Investigators, ISP troopers and TransCare.