CHARLESTON (JG-TC) - A rural Charleston woman died Wednesday morning from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, Coles County Coroner Ed Schniers said.

Debra Shriver, 58, was found by a relative at her home at 1228 Old State Road, Charleston, Schniers said.

The likely cause of death was a single gunshot wound, according to Schniers. He said he pronounced Shriver dead at the scene shortly after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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