The Fayette County Coroner’s Office is investigating the death of a 15 year old male. Fayette County coroner Bruce Bowen says that on Saturday, a rural St. Elmo youth identified as 15 year old Tanner Rupinski died on County Road 1700N of a single gunshot wound. Bowen says that Rupinski was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:26 pm on Saturday evening. Bowen says the case remains under investigation, and an autopsy is scheduled for today.
Story courtesy of Todd Stapleton of VandaliaRadio.