Mark E Pepper
Death ruled as suicide Acting Coroner Dr. A.H. Miller ruled today that the death of Mark; Evan Pepper, 22, whose body was found at 1204 Bluemont at about 9 : a.m. Tuesday, was a case of suicide.- Dr. Miller said Pepper had apparently shot himself in the head; with a .22 calliber firearm, most likely between 6 and 7 a.m. Tuesday/ Samples of Pepper's blood are- being analyzed to detect whether he was under the influence of drugs at the time of death, Miller said today.. Police said Pepper had been living at the Bluemont address when he. died. His hometown apparently is ; , Lenexa. Investigation is continuing into the case. V In mid-August last year, Pepper.'; was arrested by city police at 12th and Moro and charged with intoxication. He was then taken to Memorial; Hospital where he was treated for what appeared to be the effects of: drug consumption. He was a former KSU student.