Geary County Sheriffs Department

A man found dead in his vehicle at the mile marker 311 eastbound offramp early Monday has been ruled a suicide by the Geary County Sheriff's Office.

Geary County Sheriff's Office Captain of Investigations Brian Hornaday confirmed Thursday that 30-year-old Alejandro Jonathan Franquiz of Fort Riley died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

According to Hornaday, the determination was made following an autopsy.

Franquiz was a Staff Sergeant assigned to Fort Riley at the time of his death.

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