A 39-year-old Walla Walla man’s body was found Wednesday by the sheriff’s office.
Deputies received a call for help at 7:17 a.m. and responded to Wallula Game Department Road off Highway 12, east of Wallula Junction.
They searched the rural area and found Timothy James Smith’s body, said Shanda Zessin, Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy, in a news release.
Smith had a “potentially self-inflicted gunshot wound,” said the release. No other information was released.