A former Cross trainer and husband have died after a suicide attempt in their Sydney home.
Key points:Mark Stiles, who was a husband and a father, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, the NSW Police Force said in a statement.
“We are deeply saddened by this tragic event,” a NSW Police spokeswoman said.
“Mark and his wife, Rebecca, were known to police and to each other for their love of fitness, fitness and fitness and exercise.”
Mr Stiles was a proud Cross trainer for over 25 years and an avid coach to a young family.
“Our hearts go out to the Stiles family at this difficult time.”
Police are seeking witnesses at a house in the west of the state about 40 kilometres east of Sydney.
A NSW Police spokesperson said Mr Stiles died from a self inflicted gunshot wound.
“At approximately 10.00am today, officers from the Sydney Division of Crime Investigation, the Metropolitan Police Service and the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics were at the address and attended the scene,” the statement said.
Police said there was no immediate indication of a motive for the death.
“A NSW Bureau Assistant Commissioner will be appointed to conduct an investigation into this incident and the circumstances surrounding it,” the NSW Policing Commissioner said.
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