Deer hunter found dead with gunshot wound to head

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A hunter in southern Indiana is dead after an apparent accident, just two days into deer hunting season.

Posted: Nov 20, 2017 5:17 PM
Updated: Nov 20, 2017 5:25 PM

HARRISON COUNTY, Ind. — A hunter in southern Indiana is dead after an apparent accident, just two days into deer hunting season.

Fifty-eight-year-old Thomas Zimmerman of Borden was found in a tree stand near Elizabeth by other members of his hunting party.


The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says he suffered a close-range gunshot wound to the head.

Officials say no foul play is suspected.

The will still wait for toxicology results before closing the case.

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