Body in dumpster ruled suicide

January 7, 2009 4:01:41 PM PST
Johnson County deputies say a man found shot to death in a rest stop trash dumpster committed suicide.Randal Ray Rockwell, 59, was found at the west bound I-40 rest stop near Benson on Tuesday. A worker made the discovery when taking out the trash.

Rockwell's body was taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Chapel Hill for an autopsy. The Medical Examiner says he died of a single gunshot wound to the head and has ruled the death a suicide.