Citrus County property appraiser died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, autopsy confirms

Published January 7 2014

INVERNESS — An autopsy has confirmed that Citrus County Property Appraiser Geoffrey Greene died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.

The autopsy, completed Monday, confirmed that Mr. Greene, 64, shot himself in the head Sunday afternoon at his Lecanto home. No note was found.

A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Jan. 15 at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto.

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed assistant property appraiser Leslie K. "Les" Cook to fill Mr. Greene's post until the November election. The winner will serve what would have been the second half of Mr. Greene's term.

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