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.
Body in dumpster ruled suicide
BENSON 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.