04/29/14 On Saturday, April 26th the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department obtained a medical call in reference to a situation at a residence located on 11th Road just east of Nutmeg Road. Plymouth EMS responded to the location and found 86 year old Richard Uceny with a gunshot wound. Mr. Uceny was airlifted from the Plymouth Airport to Memorial Hospital in South Bend where he was later pronounced deceased. Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy Les McFarland responded to the residence and lead the investigation that revealed the gunshot wound was self-inflicted. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department continues to investigate this incident.
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