UPDATE: Former Knox County Sheriff found dead

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (WTVN) --Former Knox County Sheriff David Barber is dead.

Barber, who served as sheriff from 1993 to 2013, was found dead in his home near Mount Vernon on Sunday, according to the Sheriff's Office's Facebook page.

The Sheriff's office now says Barber died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Barber was 63. The investigation into his death continues.

(Photo courtesy ABC6/FOX28)

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