Malden man fatally shoots himself Saturday, deputies say

Missing Okanogan Co. man found dead

MALDEN, Wash. — Whitman County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent suicide in Malden on Saturday.

Deputies and medical responders were dispatched to the town after a woman called and said her husband was bleeding from his head. They arrived and declared the man dead at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot.

The Coroner’s Office is working to determine the exact cause and manner of death.